Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Tuesday 17 September 2019.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies south of the state while a surface trough lies inland from the west coast. The trough will continue to move eastwards through inland parts through to Tuesday and moving east into South Australia on Wednesday. A strong cold front will move across southwestern parts later on Wednesday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 18 September

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots tending west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Geraldton in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Thursday 19 September

Winds
South to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

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 Tuesday.

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