Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Thursday 3 September 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is moving eastwards over southern Bight waters. A cold front will reach the southwest of the State Friday afternoon, weakening as it moves east during the evening and early on Saturday. Another weaker cold front will cross the southwest Capes during Saturday morning and move east along the south coast. A ridge of high pressure will then develop over southern districts during Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 4 September

Winds
Southwesterly about 10 knots tending westerly 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Becoming cloudy. 50% chance of showers south of Geraldton, 30% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Saturday 5 September

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% 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 pm WST Thursday.

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