Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Tuesday 21 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A strong high will move through the Bight during today, while a trough will deepen down the west coast later today into Wednesday. The trough will move inland from the west coast and will shift eastwards across the south coast on Thursday as a new ridge strengthens into the southwest part of the State.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn then turning south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 22 September

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Winds becoming south to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore south of Geraldton.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 23 September

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the morning, and 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres in the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Mostly 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 pm WST Tuesday.

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