Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Tuesday 26 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is moving into the Bight as an inland trough deepens off the South East Coastal District. A weak cold front is expected to cross the southwest coast early Wednesday, with a new ridge of high pressure developing in its wake.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres inshore.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 27 January

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Geraldton Coast

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 28 January

Winds
South to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots becoming southeasterly 20 to 25 knots early in the morning then tending southerly 25 to 30 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 29 January

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots tending southerly during the day.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
Weather
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 am WST Wednesday.

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