Saturday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Sunday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day then tending south to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Geraldton during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots increasing to 20/25 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres.Issued Sat 16:01 WST
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