Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:05 pm WST on Wednesday 25 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A cold front in the southwest will push east on Thursday, with a high pressure system developing in its wake. A stronger cold front will affect southwestern parts from Friday night.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Geraldton in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Thursday 26 May

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots south of Geraldton during the morning. Winds shifting east to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon.

Friday 27 May

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots before dawn then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore.

Saturday 28 May

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Geraldton during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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.

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