Bunbury Geographe Coastal Waters Forecast: Dawesville to Cape Naturaliste

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Forecast updated at 7:35 am WST on Tuesday 14 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A relatively strong cold front crosses along the south coast on today. A weak ridge will then build through central parts of the State on Wednesday. Another moderately strong cold front will cross the west coast on Thursday afternoon and evening.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Bunbury Geographe Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning westerly 15 to 25 knots in the morning. Squalls to 40 knots possible in showers during the morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly 3 to 4 metres inshore, increasing to 4 to 6 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers, with possible hail in the morning and early afternoon.
Caution
Dangerous surf conditions hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing. Tides likely to rise above the normal high tide mark.

Wednesday 15 July

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Bunbury Geographe Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly 4 to 6 metres, decreasing to 3 to 4 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Thursday 16 July

Winds
Northwesterly 25 to 35 knots turning westerly 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
2 to 4 metres.
1st Swell
West to southwesterly 4 to 6 metres.
2nd Swell
Below 0.5 metres, tending northwesterly 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Caution
Dangerous surf conditions hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing. Tides may rise above the normal high tide mark.

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 Tuesday.

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