Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Saturday 7 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A moderate cold front lies across the south coast west of Esperance and will continue moving eastwards Saturday. An associated low pressure system is developing over southern waters during Saturday and slowly move east over the weekend. A new ridge of high pressure develops in it's wake during Monday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots turning southerly in the early afternoon.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
South to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Sunday 8 May

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly early in the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
South to southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Monday 9 May

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore north of Geraldton.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

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 Saturday.

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