Forecast issued at 4:01 am WST on Monday 22 September 2014.
A broad trough currently lying inland through the Pilbara will move gradually east today. The trough will redevelop along the Pilbara and West Kimberley coasts on Tuesday.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Pilbara Coast West
- Southerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning.
- 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
- West to southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Tuesday 23 September
- South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
- West to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres about offshore western waters.
Wednesday 24 September
- Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- West to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 pm WST Monday.