Northern Western Australia

Synoptic Situation: A surface trough extends from the inland Kimberley to the inland Pilbara and will broaden through the north of the state over the weekend.

Western Australia

Wind 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.

North Kimberley Coast: WA-NT Border to Kuri Bay

Thursday 17 October

Winds: Northwest to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell 1: Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.

Friday 18 October

Winds: Northwest to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell 1: Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.

Saturday 19 October

Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell 1: Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.