Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Saturday 1 October 2016.

Weather Situation

A strong cold front moves through southern parts today, then a high pressure ridge will gradually develop over central parts of the State on Sunday and remains throughout the early part of next week.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Geraldton Coast

Winds
Westerly 25 to 30 knots turning southwesterly in the morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 4 metres, increasing to 4 to 6 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Caution
Dangerous surf conditions hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing.

Sunday 2 October

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Geraldton Coast

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Geraldton early in the morning. Decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 5 to 6 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Caution
Dangerous surf conditions hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing.

Monday 3 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Saturday.

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