Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Friday 28 October 2016.
A deep surface trough will lie over the Eucla coast on Friday before contracting east into South Australia on Saturday. A ridge of high pressure over the southwest of the state on Friday. A cold front will cross the southwest corner during Saturday morning and continue eastwards, skimming the southern coast during Saturday afternoon. A new ridge will build over the southwest in the wake of the front from Saturday evening.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
- South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending southwesterly in the afternoon, and easing to 10 to 15 knots during evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres offshore south of Geraldton around midday.
Saturday 29 October
- Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Geraldton during the afternoon.
- Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Sunday 30 October
- South to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres offshore south of Geraldton.
- Partly cloudy.
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 Friday.