Gascoyne Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Cuvier to Kalbarri

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Thursday 29 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A strong high pressure system over the south of the State continues to move slowly eastwards along the south coast. A cold front will move through southern parts on Friday afternoon with a cold, unstable airmass behind bringing strong winds and elevated seas over the weekend.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore during the morning. Winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots by mid afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
2nd Swell
North to northeasterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 30 June

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly in the morning then becoming southeast to southwesterly about 10 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore south of Denham in the afternoon and evening.

Saturday 1 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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 Thursday.

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