West Kimberley Coastal Waters Forecast: Kuri Bay to Wallal

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Saturday 25 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A trough associated with a rain band lying near the east Pilbara coast and extending through to the Kimberley will move northeast to be over the north Kimberley on Sunday. A ridge of high pressure will develop in the south of the State from Sunday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Sunday 26 June

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for West Kimberley Coast

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Broome during the morning and again in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 27 June

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots early in the morning then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore south of Cape Leveque.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 28 June

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending easterly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
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 Sunday.

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