Pilbara East Coastal Waters Forecast: Wallal to Cape Preston

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Wednesday 29 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A broad trough extends from the Kimberley through the Pilbara and into the Goldfields. The trough contracts eastwards on Thursday through the Interior leading to a mostly onshore winds over the northern parts of WA.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Thursday 30 January

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 31 January

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, tending northwesterly east of Port Hedland during the morning. Winds then becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 1 February

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming westerly 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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

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