Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Sunday 4 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies across the south of the state. A weak cold front will move across far southwestern waters on Monday, ahead of a stronger cold front which will move across southern coastal waters throughout Wednesday. A high pressure ridge will develop along the south coast in its wake.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres inshore.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Monday 5 December

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 20 to 25 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 6 December

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots turning southerly in the middle of the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Wednesday 7 December

Winds
Southerly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Geraldton.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 am WST Monday.

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