Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Sunday 18 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies over the eastern states and will move slowly eastwards, ahead of weak cold front expected to brush the south coast during Monday. A new ridge of high pressure will develop along the south coast during Tuesday in the wake of the front, with a trough forming near the west coast on Wednesday and Thursday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Geraldton Coast

Winds
Southerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Clear.

Monday 19 April

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Geraldton Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots before dawn then tending southerly 20 to 30 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 20 April

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn then becoming southerly 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 21 April

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Weather
Sunny.

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 Monday.

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