Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:02 pm WST on Tuesday 21 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system to the south of the State is weakening and moving southeast. A surface trough will develop near the west coast during Tuesday, with a low developing near the southwest corner of the state on Wednesday and the trough deepening. The low and trough move east during Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 22 October

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. 50% chance of showers in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Geraldton in the afternoon and evening.

Thursday 23 October

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly 10 to 15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon.

Friday 24 October

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
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 am WST Wednesday.

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