Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast updated at 8:45 am WST on Tuesday 24 January 2017.

Weather Situation

A ridge lies near the south coast with a trough developing near the Gascoyne coast. Wednesday and Thursday will see the trough develop and deepen along the west coast, before moving inland later Thursday and move eastwards.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Geraldton Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Geraldton in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 25 January

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, easing to variable around 10 knots for a period in the morning before shifting south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Winds reaching 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon. Winds south of Geraldton reaching 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 26 January

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly during the morning then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
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.

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

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