Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Wednesday 27 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A system of low pressure in Bight continues to contract east southeast along the south coast. A cold front will approach the far southwest of the state late Wednesday, crossing the west coast during Thursday morning. The front will weaken throughout Thursday afternoon and evening as it moves eastward across the south of the state.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Geraldton early in the morning. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Thursday 28 September

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Geraldton around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore south of Geraldton.

Friday 29 September

Winds
South to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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 Wednesday.

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