Forecast issued at 10:11 am WST on Monday 10 March 2014.
A ridge of high pressure is developing along the south coast and will lie stationary over the next few days. A surface trough will form down the west coast on Tuesday.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Geraldton Coast
- Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending southerly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
- Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Tuesday 11 March
Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Geraldton Coast
- Southerly 25 to 30 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning then becoming southerly 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
- 2 to 3 metres.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Wednesday 12 March
- East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the evening.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
- Isolated thunderstorms inshore in the afternoon.
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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 pm WST Monday.