West Kimberley Coastal Waters Forecast: Kuri Bay to Wallal

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Saturday 18 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A broad area of low pressure lies over the Kimberley with a trough extending down the Pilbara coast. A ridge is moving in over the southern half of the State and will persist during the weekend before a strong high moves south of the State on Monday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeast to southwesterly early in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly in the early afternoon. Southeasterly winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Broome during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 19 September

Winds
Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the afternoon.

Monday 20 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 pm WST Saturday.

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