Bunbury Geographe Coastal Waters Forecast: Dawesville to Cape Naturaliste

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Forecast issued at 4:14 pm WST on Monday 17 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A trough lies over eastern parts of the State and slowly moves eastwards contracting into South Australia later this evening. A ridge builds to the south of the State during the week before a new trough deepens near the west coast from Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Bunbury Geographe Coast

Winds
South to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, shifting south to southeasterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore at times west of about Cape Naturaliste. Winds inshore tending 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Tuesday 18 December

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southwesterly during the afternoon, turning south to southeasterly again in the evening. Winds tending 10 to 15 knots with the afternoon wind change. Winds inshore south of Harvey tending about 10 knots for most of the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 19 December

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon, turning south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening. Winds tending about 10 knots with the afternoon wind change. Winds offshore reaching up to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 20 December

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon, turning south to southeasterly again 15 to 20 knots in the evening. Winds tending about 10 to 15 knots with the afternoon wind change.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 am WST Tuesday.

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