Gascoyne Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Cuvier to Kalbarri

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Friday 19 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies in the Bight. A deepening surface trough lies near the west coast and will move inland late Friday or early Saturday and continue to move eastwards during Sunday. A new high pressure system will develop near the south coast in the wake of the trough passage.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots easing to 15 to 20 knots for a period late morning to early afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 20 December

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Gascoyne Coast

Winds
Southerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 21 December

Winds
Southerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southerly 2 to 2.5 metres, tending southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

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 Friday.

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