Ningaloo Coastal Waters Forecast: North West Cape to Cape Cuvier

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Sunday 26 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure is developing to the south of the State with a strong high expected to move into the Bight by Monday. A trough will develop off the west coast during Wednesday with a cold front affecting the southwest of the State on Thursday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 15 to 25 knots north of Coral Bay during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres north of Coral Bay.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.

Monday 27 April

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore north of Coral Bay.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the morning.

Tuesday 28 April

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre. with an underlying northeasterly swell below 1 metre.
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 Sunday.

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