Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Friday 21 February 2020.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies to the south of the State. A trough near the west coast will move inland for a period on Saturday. A new ridge of high pressure will begin building to the southwest of the State on Sunday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to below 1 metre north of Geraldton.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 22 February

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to southeasterly in the morning then tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore south of Geraldton.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 23 February

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day then becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Geraldton.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Monday 24 February

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwest to southwesterly during the morning then tending south to southwesterly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 Saturday.

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