Source: Bureau of Meteorology
For people in South Coastal, South East Coastal and parts of Goldfields and Great Southern districts.
Issued at 10:55 am Tuesday, 27 July 2021.
Strong and squally winds easing during Tuesday afternoon.
Weather Situation: A strong and squally westerly airstream in the wake of a cold front over southern parts of the State will gradually ease during Tuesday afternoon. Winds have now eased over western parts of the South West Land Division.
DAMAGING WIND GUSTS to 110 km/h are possible throughout the warning area. Locally DANGEROUS WINDS with gusts in excess of 125 km/h are also possible.
Winds are expected to ease from the west during the afternoon.
A Flood Watch is current for some catchments in the southwest. See http://www.bom.gov.au/wa/warnings/ for more information.
HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDES may cause FLOODING OF LOW LYING COASTAL AREAS with VERY ROUGH SEAS between Perth and Israelite Bay on Tuesday.
DAMAGING SURF CONDITIONS are likely which could cause SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION between Shark Bay and Israelite Bay and continue for the rest of the week.
The strength of this weather system is only seen around twice a year in the southwest of WA.
Locations which may be affected include Albany, Esperance, Mount Barker, Norseman, Ravensthorpe and Salmon Gums.
Severe weather is no longer occurring in the Lower West, South West and Central Wheat Belt districts and the warning for these districts is CANCELLED.
Cape Leeuwin AWS reported a wind gust of 135 km/h at 2:46am WST Tuesday.
Busselton Jetty AWS reported a wind gust of 124 km/h at 2:51am WST Tuesday.
Cape Naturaliste AWS reported a wind gust of 119 km/h at 2:48am WST Tuesday.
Pearce AWS reported a wind gust of 113 km/h at 6:06pm WST Monday.
Busselton Airport reported a wind gust of 100 km/h at 2:54am WST Tuesday.
Garden Island and Gooseberry AWS reported a wind gust of 100 km/h at 5:30am WST Tuesday.
Rottnest Island AWS reported a wind gust of 98 km/h at 5:04am WST Tuesday.
Jarrahdale recorded 27.6mm in 1 hour to 5:09pm WST Monday, 52.6mm in 3 hours to 5:39pm WST Monday and 875.4mm in the 24 hours to 9 am WST Tuesday.
Dwellingup AWS recorded 42.6mm of rain in the 3 hours to 5:06pm WST Monday and 69.2mm in the 24 hours to 9 am WST Tuesday.
Floreat Park recorded 27.4mm of rain in the 1 hour to 5:58pm WST Monday.
Kings Park recorded 25.0mm of rain in the 1 hour to 6:05pm WST Monday.
Swanbourne recorded 24.4mm of rain in the 1 hour to 5:47pm WST Monday.
Williams recorded 33.2 mm of rain in the 3 hours to 5:08pm WST Monday.
Waroona AWS recorded 35.2 mm of rain in the 3 hours to 4:03pm WST Monday.
The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* If outside find safe shelter away from trees, power lines, storm water drains and streams.
* Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
* Unplug electrical appliances and do not use land line telephones if there is lightning.
* If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
* Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen power lines and loose debris.
* Keep away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways.
* Be careful of fallen trees, damaged buildings and debris.
* Be careful of fallen power lines. They are dangerous and should always be treated as live.
* Assess your home, car and property for damage.
* If damage has occurred take photos and contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
* If your home or property has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.
Source: Bureau of Meteorology