Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:13 pm WST on Wednesday 2 December 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is moving into the Bight. A new trough will deepen just inland from the west coast during today and push eastwards on Thursday and Friday, crossing the south coastal waters. The northern end of a cold front will brush the southwest corner of the State during Friday, with a high pressure ridge strengthening up the west coast and eastwards across southern WA on Friday night and Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Geraldton Coast

Winds
Southerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres, reaching up to 3 metres in the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Thursday 3 December

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Geraldton Coast

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning, then tending southerly 20 to 25 knots from around midday.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore north of Geraldton.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 4 December

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 5 December

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 am WST Thursday.

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