Perth Local Marine Weather Overview
Tides for SwanbourneLow Wed 19:21 WST (0.8m)
High Thu 05:39 WST (1.0m)
Low Thu 14:42 WST (0.8m)
High Thu 15:11 WST (0.8m)
forecast windsWednesday: S 30 kts
Thursday: SE 15/20 kts
Friday: SW 10 kts
Saturday: E increasing 10/15 kts
Southerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning. Winds turning southeasterly 15/20 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: Southeasterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Easterly around 10 knots, increasing to 10/15 knots for a period during the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Wed 04:01 WST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, SW
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Strong Wind Warning for all coastal waters between Pilbara Coast West and Eucla Coast including Perth Local Waters
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