Perth Local Marine Weather Overview
Tides for SwanbourneHigh Wed 22:55 WST (0.8m)
Low Thu 00:28 WST (0.8m)
High Thu 07:02 WST (0.8m)
Low Thu 14:39 WST (0.6m)
forecast windsWednesday: E/NE 15/25 kts
Thursday: S 15/20 kts
Friday: S/SW 10/15 kts
Saturday: S/SW 15/20 kts
East to northeasterly 15/25 knots shifting south to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day then tending south to southeasterly in 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. Outlook Thursday: Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly around 10 knots tending south to southwesterly 10/15 knots around midday, decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Variable 5/10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the late morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Wed 04:00 WST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, WSW
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