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

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Forecast issued at 10:02 am WST on Sunday 19 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system to the south of the state is directing moderate to fresh, tending strong offshore, east to southeasterly winds across the north of the state.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Pilbara Coast West

Winds
Easterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
1st Swell
East to northeasterly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon, then tending easterly 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
2nd Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres about offshore western waters.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Onslow.

Monday 20 April

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Pilbara Coast West

Winds
Easterly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres about offshore western waters.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.

Tuesday 21 April

Winds
Easterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of rain and thunderstorms.

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 Sunday.

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