Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Saturday 30 July 2016.
A strong cold front moves through southern parts late this evening and during Sunday before a new ridge of high pressure develops over southern WA on Monday. A high pressure system will lie in the Bight on Tuesday.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
- West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Geraldton in the late evening.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Geraldton by early evening.
- Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
- Partly cloudy.
Sunday 31 July
Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Geraldton Coast
- West to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots south of Geraldton during the morning. Turning south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres, increasing to 5 to 7 metres during the morning.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
- Dangerous surf conditions hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing.
Monday 1 August
- East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- Southwesterly 4 to 6 metres, decreasing to 4 metres by early evening.
Tuesday 2 August
- Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning northeasterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
- Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon.
- Mostly sunny.
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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 am WST Sunday.