Bunbury Geographe Coastal Waters Forecast: Dawesville to Cape Naturaliste

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Tuesday 6 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A weak cold front approaches from the southwest on Tuesday, moving through the southwestern parts late Tuesday and early Wednesday. A new ridge develops over southern parts of the State during Wednesday with a surface trough developing near the west coast on Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 7 December

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Bunbury Geographe Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres around midday.
Weather
50% chance of showers in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.

Thursday 8 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots turning south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day then tending south to southeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 5 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 9 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly during the morning then tending southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the evening.
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 Wednesday.

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