Perth Local Marine Weather Overview
Tides for SwanbourneHigh Sat 14:15 WST (0.9m)
Low Sun 05:55 WST (0.6m)
High Sun 14:53 WST (0.9m)
Low Mon 04:32 WST (0.6m)
forecast windsSaturday: S/SW 20/30 kts
Sunday: S/SW 20/30 kts
Monday: E/SE 15/25 kts
Tuesday: S 15/20 kts
Saturday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots, tending south to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the afternoon. Winds turning southeasterly 15/25 knots late in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Sunday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots tending southerly 15/20 knots for a period in the late morning, before increasing south to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Monday: East to southeasterly 15/25 knots tending southerly 15/20 knots during the day then tending east to southeasterly during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Tuesday: Easterly 15/20 knots tending southerly about 10 knots during the day then becoming southerly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre.Issued Sat 10:00 WST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW
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Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.
The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.
Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.