West Kimberley Coastal Waters Forecast: Kuri Bay to Wallal

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Monday 22 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A surface trough lying through the Kimberley will move east on Tuesday. A ridge strengthening to the south of the state will result in fresh and gusty southeasterly winds over the Pilbara and west Kimberley for the next few days.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Broome.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Broome.

Tuesday 23 September

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for West Kimberley Coast

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly early in the morning then tending south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Broome in the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Cape Leveque.

Wednesday 24 September

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots becoming southeasterly 20 to 30 knots early in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Cape Leveque.

Thursday 25 September

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre.

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 Tuesday.

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