Ningaloo Coastal Waters Forecast: North West Cape to Cape Cuvier

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Monday 30 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A surface trough will deepen down the west coast during Monday. The trough will then push gradually inland during Monday, and track further east during Tuesday. A new ridge of high pressure will begin to build to the south of the State from Tuesday evening in the wake of the trough, and then strengthen during Wednesday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Coral Bay in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Coral Bay during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 31 March

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending southerly in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers north of Coral Bay, 20% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Coral Bay in the morning and afternoon.

Wednesday 1 April

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly 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 Monday.

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