Bunbury Geographe Coastal Waters Forecast: Dawesville to Cape Naturaliste

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Sunday 22 May 2022.

Weather Situation

A vigorous cold front reaches the west coast around midday today, moving eastwards and inland this evening, weakening as it contracts into the Bight by Monday. A low pressure system approaches the southwest of the State late Monday night, crossing the coast on Tuesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Gale Warning for Sunday for Bunbury Geographe Coast

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending northwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 35 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely.

Monday 23 May

Gale Warning for Monday for Bunbury Geographe Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots before dawn then increasing to 30 to 40 knots in the late evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Westerly 2 to 4 metres inshore, increasing to 4 to 6 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Tuesday 24 May

Winds
West to northwesterly 30 to 35 knots turning southwesterly 25 to 35 knots during the morning.
Seas
2 to 4 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly 4 to 7 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Caution
Dangerous surf conditions hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing.

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 Sunday.

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