Forecast issued at 4:05 pm WST on Wednesday 25 May 2016.
A cold front in the southwest will push east on Thursday, with a high pressure system developing in its wake. A stronger cold front will affect southwestern parts from Friday night.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
- West to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Geraldton in the late evening.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Thursday 26 May
- West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots south of Geraldton during the morning. Winds shifting east to southeasterly in the evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon.
- Cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon.
Friday 27 May
- East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots before dawn then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
- Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore.
Saturday 28 May
- Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Geraldton during the morning.
- Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres during the morning.
- 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 am WST Thursday.