Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:06 pm WST on Friday 6 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure to the south of the State will persist throughout the forecast period, gradually strengthening over the weekend. A very weak cold front will brush the south coast late Saturday evening, extending through the South East coast during Sunday morning.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore north of Geraldton.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 7 March

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly 15 to 20 knots in the late morning then tending southeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower or thunderstorm offshore north of Geraldton in the afternoon and evening.

Sunday 8 March

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers or thunderstorms north of Dongara, 20% chance of showers elsewhere.

Monday 9 March

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Geraldton.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

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 Saturday.

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