Pilbara East Coastal Waters Forecast: Wallal to Cape Preston

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Thursday 18 July 2024.

Weather Situation

A ridge across northern Australia is directing an east to southeast flow, with the ridge expected to weaken on Friday. A cloud band associated with a frontal passage over southern WA will bring light rain and northerly winds to southern and western Pilbara on Thursday and Friday before clearing by the weekend.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending north to northeasterly below 10 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 19 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
North to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 20 July

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to northeasterly during the day then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
North to 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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