Ningaloo Coastal Waters Forecast: North West Cape to Cape Cuvier

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Saturday 4 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will slowly move east across the Bight over the next few days. A cold front will approach the western coastline on Sunday afternoon and move through southern WA during Monday. A ridge will develop during Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Coral Bay during the morning. Winds shifting south to southwesterly in the late afternoon then tending south to southeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore south of Coral Bay.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Coral Bay around midday.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 5 July

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Coral Bay in the late morning and early afternoon. Winds shifting north to northeasterly in the late morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Coral Bay during the morning.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.

Monday 6 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Coral Bay during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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 Saturday.

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