Northern Western Australia

Synoptic Situation: A deep trough will move east across Pilbara waters during Monday, followed by a sharp southwesterly change. The trough will move into west Kimberley waters on Tuesday with a mainly easterly flow developing across the Pilbara, extending to the Kimberley on Wednesday as a new ridge of high pressure builds over central parts of WA.

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

Monday 25 May

Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell 1: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.

Tuesday 26 May

Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Kalumburu.
Swell 1: Westerly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm west of Kalumburu.

Wednesday 27 May

Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly during the day.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell 1: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Kalumburu.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.