Ningaloo Coastal Waters Forecast: North West Cape to Cape Cuvier

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Forecast issued at 4:01 pm WST on Tuesday 21 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system to the south of the State is weakening and moving southeast. A surface trough will develop near the west coast during Tuesday, with a low developing near the southwest corner of the state on Wednesday and the trough deepening. The low and trough move east during Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 22 October

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly 15 to 20 knots during the day. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Coral Bay in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Coral Bay during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 23 October

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Friday 24 October

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly during the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

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 am WST Wednesday.

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