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

View the current warnings for Western Australia

Forecast issued at 4:02 pm WST on Wednesday 26 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A broad trough lies inland of the Pilbara and Kimberley Coast, and will persist over the next few days.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Barrow Island.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Thursday 27 November

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 28 November

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre about offshore western waters.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 29 November

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre 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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

NT - Beagle Bonaparte Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast WA - North Kimberley - Coastal Waters Forecast WA - West Kimberley - Coastal Waters Forecast WA - Pilbara Coast East - Coastal Waters Forecast WA - Pilbara Coast West - Coastal Waters Forecast WA - Ningaloo Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast WA - Gascoyne Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast WA - Geraldton Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast WA - Lancelin Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast WA - Melville Local Waters Forecast WA - Perth Local Waters Forecast WA - Perth Coast- Coastal Waters Forecast WA - Bunbury Geographe Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast SA - Far West Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast WA - Leeuwin Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast WA - Albany Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast WA - Esperance Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast WA - Eucla Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 am WST Thursday.

Product IDW11230