West Kimberley Coastal Waters Forecast: Kuri Bay to Wallal

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Thursday 30 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A broad heat trough lies over the inland Kimberley and across the Pilbara. The trough will contract eastwards during Thursday, but extend westwards during Friday and Saturday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore.

Friday 31 October

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Broome during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the afternoon and early evening.

Saturday 1 November

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the afternoon.

Sunday 2 November

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending northwest to northeasterly during the morning then tending west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Broome.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon.

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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