West Kimberley Coastal Waters Forecast: Kuri Bay to Wallal

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Wednesday 21 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A trough lies through the Pilbara and near the west coast. A ridge extends through southern parts of the State, strengthening during Thursday and leading to a fresh to strong east to southeasterly flow over the north of the State.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Broome in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Thursday 22 April

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for West Kimberley Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon then becoming southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Cape Leveque during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 23 April

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to southeasterly during the morning then becoming becoming variable about 10 knots during the day. Winds reaching 20 to 30 knots offshore south of Broome during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 24 April

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Broome during the morning.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
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 am WST Thursday.

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