Pilbara East Coastal Waters Forecast: Wallal to Cape Preston

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Forecast issued at 4:27 pm WST on Tuesday 21 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system lies north of the Pilbara coast with a ridge of high pressure well to the south. Strong to gale forced E/SE winds along the Pilbara coast, easing later in the week.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Gale Warning for Tuesday for Pilbara Coast East

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 30 to 35 knots.
Seas
3 to 4 metres.
Swell
Easterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of rain. Rain heavy at times. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 22 April

Gale Warning for Wednesday for Pilbara Coast East

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 25 to 30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots west of Port Hedland in the morning.
Seas
2.5 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
Swell
Easterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. Rain heavy at times. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 23 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 24 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in 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 Wednesday.

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