Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Thursday 19 January 2017.
A trough inland of the west coast will continue moving eastwards as a cold front approaches the southwest. A new ridge develops near the south coast, before the west coast trough redevelops during Friday and moves inland on Saturday.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Gascoyne Coast
- Southerly 20 to 30 knots.
- 2 to 3 metres.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore north of Denham, near zero chance elsewhere.
Friday 20 January
Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Gascoyne Coast
- Southerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning.
- 2.5 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
- Mostly sunny.
Saturday 21 January
- Southerly 15 to 25 knots.
- 1 to 2 metres.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 pm WST Thursday.