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

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Monday 27 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will move east out of the State by late Monday evening. A new ridge of high pressure will extend from the west during Wednesday and Thursday across the south of the State, increasing east to southeasterly winds over northern waters.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
East to northeasterly up to 1.0 metre well offshore, easing below 0.5 metres in the late evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 28 June

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots inshore in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 29 June

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day then tending southeasterly again in the evening.
Seas
Around 1.0 metre, increasing up to 1.5 metres after midday.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres about offshore western waters.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 30 June

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending southerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
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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