Kalbarri to Jurien Bay Marine Weather Overview
Tides for GeraldtonLow Fri 00:47 WST (0.6m)
High Fri 09:33 WST (1.0m)
Low Fri 17:25 WST (0.3m)
High Fri 23:19 WST (0.6m)
forecast windsThursday: NW/NE 10/15 kts
Friday: W/NW 15/20 kts
Saturday: SE 20/30 kts
Sunday: E 20/25 kts
Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Friday: Northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots tending west to northwesterly 15/20 knots before dawn. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southeast to southwesterly 15/25 knots becoming southeasterly 20/30 knots in the morning then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: South to southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots turning easterly 20/25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Thu 22:00 WST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SW
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