Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Saturday 30 July 2016.

Weather Situation

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

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Geraldton in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Geraldton by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 31 July

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Geraldton Coast

Winds
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.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres, increasing to 5 to 7 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Caution
Dangerous surf conditions hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing.

Monday 1 August

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 6 metres, decreasing to 4 metres by early evening.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 2 August

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning northeasterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
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.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 am WST Sunday.

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