Geraldton Coastal Waters Forecast: Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Thursday 27 July 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge lies through central parts of the State. A strong cold front will reach the South West Capes on Thursday evening and move over the remaining western and southern waters during Thursday night and Friday, with another cold front to reach the South West Capes by Saturday evening.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Geraldton Coast

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots tending northwesterly in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots south of Geraldton in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers south of Geraldton, 20% chance elsewhere.

Friday 28 July

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Geraldton Coast

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots tending west to southwesterly during the morning and early afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 4 to 6 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.
Caution
Dangerous surf conditions hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing.

Saturday 29 July

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% 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 Thursday.

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