Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:08 pm WST on Wednesday 1 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies in the bight and a stationary trough is near the west coast, extending into the southwest corner by Friday. A weak cold front approaches the south west coast by late Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly in the evening.
Seas
1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore south of Geraldton.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Thursday 2 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Geraldton in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 3 April

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Geraldton during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 4 April

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Geraldton.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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.

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