Ningaloo Coastal Waters Forecast: North West Cape to Cape Cuvier

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Wednesday 16 January 2019.

Weather Situation

A broad trough lies over inland parts of WA, with a high pressure system to the west extending a ridge along the south coast. A very weak cold front will move across southern waters during Thursday, with the ridge to strengthen in it's wake. A high pressure cell will develop in the Bight during Friday and remain stationary over the weekend with a trough developing near the west coast on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Ningaloo Coast

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 17 January

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Ningaloo Coast

Winds
Southerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in the morning then increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 18 January

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 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 pm WST Wednesday.

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