Forecast issued at 4:08 pm WST on Wednesday 1 April 2015.
A high pressure system lies in the bight and a stationary trough is near the west coast, extending into the southwest corner by Friday. A weak cold front approaches the south west coast by late Saturday.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
- Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly in the evening.
- 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore south of Geraldton.
- Southwesterly 2 metres.
- Mostly clear.
Thursday 2 April
- East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Geraldton in the evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy.
Friday 3 April
- Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late morning.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Geraldton during the afternoon.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Saturday 4 April
- Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Geraldton.
- Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
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 Thursday.