Pilbara East Coastal Waters Forecast: Wallal to Cape Preston

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Wednesday 18 January 2017.

Weather Situation

A broad area of low pressure lies well inland over the north of the state, with a generally westerly flow persisting over northern waters.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres west of Port Hedland during the afternoon.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower offshore east of Port Hedland, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning.

Thursday 19 January

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots west of Port Hedland in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres west of Port Hedland.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower offshore east of Port Hedland, near zero chance elsewhere.

Friday 20 January

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres west of Port Hedland.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower or a thunderstorm.

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 pm WST Wednesday.

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