Pilbara West Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Preston to North West Cape

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Monday 29 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A trough lies near the Kimberley and Pilbara coasts, moving offshore in the mornings.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre east of Onslow.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Clear.

Tuesday 30 May

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore east of Barrow Island in the late morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 31 May

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 1 June

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to southeasterly during the morning then tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
1st Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon.
Weather
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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