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

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Wednesday 21 August 2019.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure is building over central parts of the State resulting in a fresh to strong east to southeasterly flow across the Northern Coastal Waters. The ridge will gradually contract eastwards during the week with a trough developing near the Kimberley and Pilbara coasts on Thursday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for North Kimberley Coast

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 22 August

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for North Kimberley Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots east of Kalumburu during the morning. Winds tending northeast to southeasterly in the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 23 August

Winds
Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly during the day then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly 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 Wednesday.

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