West Kimberley Coastal Waters Forecast: Kuri Bay to Wallal

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Tuesday 26 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure over southern WA will produce fresh to strong southeasterly winds over northern waters for the next few days.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Broome during the morning and again in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore south of Broome.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 27 July

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for West Kimberley Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Broome in the morning. Tending northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon then tending southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 28 July

Winds
Easterly 20 to 30 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon then becoming southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
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 pm WST Tuesday.

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