Pilbara East Coastal Waters Forecast: Wallal to Cape Preston

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Monday 26 September 2016.

Weather Situation

A trough lies through the inland Kimberley and towards the Pilbara coast. Fresh and gusty southeasterly winds over the Pilbara on Wednesday and Thursday morning.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
northeast to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 27 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers east of Port Hedland, 40% chance elsewhere.

Wednesday 28 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly in the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore west of Port Hedland during the morning.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers offshore east of Port Hedland, near zero chance elsewhere.

Thursday 29 September

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
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 Tuesday.

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