Perth Local Marine Weather Overview
Tides for SwanbourneLow Tue 20:03 WST (0.8m)
High Wed 05:06 WST (0.9m)
Low Wed 19:21 WST (0.8m)
High Thu 05:39 WST (1.0m)
forecast windsTuesday: SW 30 kts
Wednesday: S/SW 30 kts
Thursday: W/SW 10/15 kts
Friday: SE 10/15 kts
Tuesday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting southwesterly 20/25 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres. Wednesday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning. Winds turning southeasterly 20/25 knots in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming west to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming southeasterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres.Issued Tue 10:15 WST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, SW
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