Bunbury Geographe Coastal Waters Forecast: Dawesville to Cape Naturaliste

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Saturday 28 November 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Indian Ocean extends a ridge through southern and western parts of the State. The high will move south of the State overnight tonight and on Sunday as a new trough deepens down towards the South West, and then moves eastwards over the Albany coast during the afternoon and evening. A cold front will cross the southwest corner on Sunday night and progress quickly east across the south coast during Monday. Behind the front, a ridge will strengthen along the west coast and extend east over the south coast.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly in the late morning then becoming southerly 15 to 25 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres inshore, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 29 November

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots before dawn, then becoming southwesterly late morning and increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 30 November

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning south to southwesterly in the afternoon, and easing to 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers, with possible hail in the morning and afternoon.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 pm WST Saturday.

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