Gascoyne Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Cuvier to Kalbarri

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Monday 5 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 northeast into the Interior. The trough will extend a branch towards the west coast early in the week and a low is expected to form within the trough on Wednesday and move south. The trough and low pressure will move inland on Thursday as a new ridge arrives on the west coast from the Indian Ocean.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 6 December

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Denham during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Denham.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 7 December

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly early in the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southerly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 8 December

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 2 metres inshore, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
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 am WST Tuesday.

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