Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Saturday 16 December 2017.

Weather Situation

A trough extends off the southeast coast with a weak ridge of high pressure lying over southern parts of the state. A deep low pressure system and associated cold front approaches the southwest corner on Saturday, with the low passing into the Bight during Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore south of Geraldton.
Weather
Cloudy.

Sunday 17 December

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Geraldton Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the morning and then 25 to 30 knots south of Geraldton in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Monday 18 December

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning southerly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tuesday 19 December

Winds
Southerly 20 to 30 knots turning southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
South to southwesterly 2.5 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
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 Sunday.

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