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

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Thursday 21 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A broad surface trough lies near the Kimberley and Pilbara coasts with a ridge of high pressure pushing into the western Pilbara.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres about offshore western waters.
Weather
Clear.

Friday 22 September

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore east of Barrow Island in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore west of Onslow.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 23 September

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 24 September

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Friday.

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