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

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Monday 20 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A broad trough extends from the inland of the Pilbara to the North Interior and will persist over the coming days. A broad westerly flow over the Kimberley will continue to increase this evening and through Tuesday and Wednesday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres east of Kalumburu.
Swell
West to northwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 21 January

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for North Kimberley Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots west of Kalumburu in the late morning and afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to northwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of rain. A thunderstorm likely.

Wednesday 22 January

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots before dawn then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
West to northwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of rain. A thunderstorm likely.

Thursday 23 January

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Northwest to southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 am WST Tuesday.

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