Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Friday 20 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system sits in the Bight with a surface trough down the west coast. A weak low pressure system is expected to develop off the west coast during Saturday, moving eastwards on Sunday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 15 to 25 knots turning south to southeasterly in the late morning then tending east to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 21 October

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Geraldton Coast

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Geraldton early in the morning. Winds shifting west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers south of Geraldton, 30% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 22 October

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning then turning southwesterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

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 pm WST Friday.

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