Pilbara East Coastal Waters Forecast: Wallal to Cape Preston

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Sunday 1 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A broad trough extends from the Pilbara coast through to the southern Kimberley.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore west of Port Hedland.

Monday 2 May

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming westerly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore west of Port Hedland in the morning.

Tuesday 3 May

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming westerly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 4 May

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly below 10 knots during the morning then becoming west to northwesterly during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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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