Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm WST on Friday 23 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A cut off low pressure system is currently centred over the central west coast. During tonight and Saturday a ridge of high pressure will push in from the southwest and steer the low pressure system northwest offshore. On Monday a weak cold front will brush the south of the State and clear through southeastern coastal parts during Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Geraldton Coast

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 20 to 30 knots offshore.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres offshore south of Geraldton.
Swell
South to southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 24 June

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Geraldton Coast

Winds
Easterly 15 to 25 knots turning southeasterly in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
South to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers offshore, 30% chance elsewhere.

Sunday 25 June

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots before dawn.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
South to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore north of Geraldton.

Monday 26 June

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 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly 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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