Pilbara East Coastal Waters Forecast: Wallal to Cape Preston

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Monday 27 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will move east out of the State by late Monday evening. A new ridge of high pressure will extend from the west during Wednesday and Thursday across the south of the State, increasing east to southeasterly winds over northern waters.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds inshore tending northeasterly 10 to 15 knots for a period during until early evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Easterly reaching up to 1.0 metre well offshore.
Weather
Clear.

Tuesday 28 June

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Winds inshore becoming variable around 10 knots for a period in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Easterly reaching up to 1.0 metre, easing to below 0.5 metres by midday.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 29 June

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots for a period during the afternoon and early evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 30 June

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon then becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Westerly below 1.0 metre.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly reaching up to 1.0 metre well offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

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 Tuesday.

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