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

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Tuesday 21 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A surface trough lies across the western Kimberley and inland Pilbara and a broad trough is developing through the Gascoyne.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots west of Onslow in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre about offshore western waters.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 22 February

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon then becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres about offshore western waters by early evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 23 February

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres about offshore western waters.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 24 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming westerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then tending southwesterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
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 Wednesday.

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