Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Thursday 21 October 2021.

Weather Situation

A ridge strengthens over the central and southern parts of the state, slowly drifting southwards through the remainder of the week. A high develops in the Bight over the weekend as a trough deepens near the west coast on Sunday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, easing to 10 to 15 knots later in the morning before increasing southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 22 October

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots reaching 15 to 20 knots north of Geraldton in the morning. Winds throughout shifting south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon and reaching up to 25 knots north of Geraldton in the early evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 23 October

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 pm WST Thursday.

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