Pilbara East Coastal Waters Forecast: Wallal to Cape Preston

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Forecast issued at 4:01 pm WST on Sunday 21 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A broad trough currently lying inland through the Pilbara will move gradually east throughout today and Monday. The trough will redevelop along the Pilbara and West Kimberley coasts on Tuesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots turning southwesterly in the evening.
Seas
1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres offshore east of Port Hedland.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.

Monday 22 September

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Pilbara Coast East

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore west of Port Hedland early in the morning. Winds tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Port Hedland around midday.

Tuesday 23 September

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots tending southeasterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn then becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre, increasing 1.5 to 2.0 metres west of Port Hedland.

Wednesday 24 September

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 am WST Monday.

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