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

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Forecast issued at 3:56 pm WST on Friday 19 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A trough will extend from the Kimberley into interior parts of the Pilbara through the weekend, with showers and thunderstorms possible across coastal waters off the Kimberley coast. The trough will deepen westward toward the west Pilbara coast on Monday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres about offshore western waters.
Weather
Clear.

Saturday 20 December

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, tending northwesterly for a period in the afternoon inshore. Winds reaching up to 20 knots west of Onslow during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Barrow Island during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres about offshore western waters.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 21 December

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 22 December

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore west of Barrow Island.
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 Saturday.

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