Coastal Winds & Waves
Organisation Website Info Provided
Click on "Graphs" in the top menu bar.
Forecasts and live weather readings of winds and waves for many locations in the North West, Central West, Metro, around to the South West. Presented in user friendly format.
Note: Mandurah is included in "Metro"; Esperance & Albany in " South West".
Australian Bureau of Meteorology - Marine www.bom.gov.au/marine
Weather, seas and swell forecasts for northern, western, southern coastal waters and Perth local waters.
Note: Presentation is in written form.
Department of Transport/Marine www.transport.wa.gov.au/imarine/19138.asp
Near Real Time Wave Data- graphs of significant wave height (average of the top one third) wave period and wave direction from eight locations: Exmouth, Jurien Bay, Cottesloe, Cockburn Sound, Rottnest, Cape Naturaliste, Albany, Esperance. Collected from wave rider buoys.
You will also find explanations of the terms, "seas", "swell" and "significant wave height" on these pages.
Note:This is also available via mobile phone. Text "W" for west or "S" for south to 199 79355 (199 SWELL) for SMS reply. $1 charge.
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