Pilbara East Coastal Waters Forecast: Wallal to Cape Preston

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Forecast issued at 4:12 am WST on Tuesday 27 February 2024.

Weather Situation

A broad low pressure trough will persist over the north of the State this week.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore during this afternoon and evening.

Wednesday 28 February

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Port Hedland during the morning.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 29 February

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
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 pm WST Tuesday.

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