Pilbara East Coastal Waters Forecast: Wallal to Cape Preston

No warnings for Western Australia

Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Friday 3 April 2020.

Weather Situation

A broad low pressure trough extends from the North Interior into the Pilbara and will contract northwards over the weekend. The trough will move offshore from the western Pilbara during morning periods during the next few days.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Saturday 4 April

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 5 April

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming westerly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 6 April

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending westerly during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly 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 Saturday.

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