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

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Forecast issued at 4:01 am WST on Tuesday 3 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A broad trough lies over inland parts of the Pilbara and Kimberley.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots tending west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming west to southwesterly about 10 knots in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 4 March

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres about offshore western waters.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers east of Onslow, 30% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.

Thursday 5 March

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon then becoming southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 Tuesday.

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