Bunbury Geographe Coastal Waters Forecast: Dawesville to Cape Naturaliste

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Thursday 8 December 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge will lie to the south of the state throughout the forecast period. A trough over central parts of the state extends down the west coast. A low pressure system within the trough is moving south along the west coast. The west coast trough and low pressure system will move inland on Thursday as a new ridge arrives from the Indian Ocean. A weak cold front will brush past the southwest coast on Friday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending southerly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning, tending southwesterly later in the morning and increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 9 December

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly in the morning then tending south to southwesterly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 10 December

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 20 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Thursday.

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