Ningaloo Coastal Waters Forecast: North West Cape to Cape Cuvier

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Wednesday 18 September 2019.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies south of the state while a surface trough moves east into South Australia. A cold front will move across southwestern parts later on Wednesday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore north of Coral Bay.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Thursday 19 September

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Ningaloo Coast

Winds
Southerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 20 September

Winds
South to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
South to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres inshore, increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore south of Coral Bay during the morning.
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 pm WST Wednesday.

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