Pilbara East Coastal Waters Forecast: Wallal to Cape Preston

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Forecast issued at 4:13 pm WST on Thursday 27 July 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak trough lies near the Kimberley and Pilbara coasts. A high pressure ridge starts building through central parts from Friday, generating a light to moderate southeasterly flow over northern waters.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Friday 28 July

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 29 July

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots before dawn then tending west to southwesterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres west of Port Hedland during the morning.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 30 July

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning southeasterly during the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore west of Port Hedland.
Weather
Mostly 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 Friday.

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