West Kimberley Coastal Waters Forecast: Kuri Bay to Wallal

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Forecast issued at 4:04 pm WST on Thursday 5 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A trough lying through the inland Gascoyne extends northwest off the West Pilbara coast, with a broad area of low pressure lying through the Kimberley District. The trough will gradually shift northeastwards over the weekend as a ridge pushes in from the west. The trough is expected to lie over Northern Kimberley waters by Monday as the ridge extends across the majority of the State.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 6 May

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then tending north to northwesterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. Rain and showers heavy at times south of Broome. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 7 May

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 8 May

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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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