Perth Offshore Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BunburyLow Fri 01:24 WST (0.6m)
High Fri 09:22 WST (1.1m)
Low Fri 17:53 WST (0.4m)
High Fri 23:56 WST (0.7m)
Tides for SwanbourneHigh Fri 09:14 WST (1.2m)
Low Fri 17:48 WST (0.6m)
High Fri 23:51 WST (0.8m)
Low Sat 02:06 WST (0.8m)
Tides for LancelinHigh Fri 09:14 WST (0.9m)
Low Fri 17:48 WST (0.3m)
High Fri 23:51 WST (0.5m)
Low Sat 02:06 WST (0.5m)
forecast windsThursday: N 25 kts
Friday: E/SE 30 kts
Saturday: SE 20/30 kts
Sunday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2 metres offshore. Friday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots tending west to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the morning then tending east to southeasterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: South to southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the evening.Issued Thu 22:00 WST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SW
most recent warnings
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.