North Kimberley Coastal Waters Forecast: WA-NT Border to Kuri Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:56 am WST on Thursday 25 April 2024.

Weather Situation

A trough lies near the Pilbara and Kimberley coasts whilst a high pressure system and associated ridge slowly moves east over Bight waters. The high pressure system and associated ridge will weaken over the weekend, with easterly winds easing and allowing the trough to move back over land.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots east of Kalumburu during the morning. Winds tending east to northeasterly in the middle of the day then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 26 April

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots east of Kalumburu in the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 27 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
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 Thursday.

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