Pilbara East Coastal Waters Forecast: Wallal to Cape Preston

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Friday 13 December 2019.

Weather Situation

A surface trough lies adjacent to the west Kimberley and Pilbara coasts and will migrate to the inland Pilbara and Kimberley over the weekend.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Northeast to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the early evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Saturday 14 December

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots early in the morning then becoming variable in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
The chance of a thunderstorm offshore east of Port Hedland in the early morning. Sunny day.

Sunday 15 December

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Monday 16 December

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
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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