West Kimberley Coastal Waters Forecast: Kuri Bay to Wallal

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Friday 21 January 2022.

Weather Situation

A trough lies over the Kimberley and extends down the Pilbara coast. The monsoon trough will move south over northern Kimberley waters over the weekend.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the day. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Cape Leveque during the morning.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers north of Broome in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 22 January

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 23 January

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Broome.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 Friday.

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