Perth Local Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Swanbourne
forecast windsThursday: S/SW 30 kts
Friday: S/SW increasing 15/20 kts
Saturday: S 15/20 kts
Sunday: S/SW increasing 20/25 kts
Thursday: South to southwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Friday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots early in the morning. Winds turning south to southwesterly by late morning before increasing to 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1.0/1.5 metres, reaching up to 2.5 metres for a period in the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 15/20 knots tending southeasterly 10/15 knots around dawn then turning south to southwesterly15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots increasing to 20/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Thu 10:00 WST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW
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