Gascoyne Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Cuvier to Kalbarri

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Sunday 31 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A strong cold front moves through southern parts during Sunday before a new ridge of high pressure develops over southern WA on Monday. A high pressure system will lie in the Bight on Tuesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Gascoyne Coast

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots during the morning and early afternoon. Reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 4 metres, increasing to 4 to 6 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower offshore south of Denham.
Caution
Dangerous surf conditions south of Shark Bay hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing.

Monday 1 August

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Gascoyne Coast

Winds
East to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 6 metres, decreasing to 3 to 4 metres by early evening.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 2 August

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning north to northwesterly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

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 pm WST Sunday.

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