Bunbury Geographe Coastal Waters Forecast: Dawesville to Cape Naturaliste

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Sunday 26 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A trough extends from the Interior down through the south coast, with a low embedded within the trough expected to track eastwards through the Bight on Monday. A high well southwest of the State extends a ridge across the Gascoyne coast, and the ridge will strengthen across the south coast and remainder of the west coast on Monday. The high will then track east through the Southern Ocean on Tuesday and Wednesday. A weakening cold front will cross the west coast on Wednesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Bunbury Geographe Coast

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming southerly 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Monday 27 September

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Bunbury Geographe Coast

Winds
Southerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
1st Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Southerly below 1 metre inshore, grading to 1 to 2 metres well offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Tuesday 28 September

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 29 September

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the early morning, then tending northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, becoming northwesterly in the afternoon and increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 am WST Monday.

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