Ningaloo Coastal Waters Forecast: North West Cape to Cape Cuvier

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm WST on Thursday 1 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies through central parts of the State with a cold front approaching the southwest. On Thursday evening and Friday the cold front will extend across the southwest of the State with a strong ridge of high pressure developing rapidly in the wake of the front along the south coast.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres inshore.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Friday 2 October

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Ningaloo Coast

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Coral Bay in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 3 October

Winds
Southerly 20 to 30 knots turning southeasterly 25 to 30 knots in the late evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres inshore, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 4 October

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southerly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 am WST Friday.

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