Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Tuesday 26 July 2016.
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
- Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Broome during the morning and again in the late evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore south of Broome.
Wednesday 27 July
Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for West Kimberley Coast
- 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.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
- Easterly around 1 metre.
Thursday 28 July
- 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.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
- Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 pm WST Tuesday.