Wallal to Cape Preston Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port HedlandHigh Sun 02:17 WST (6.6m)
Low Sun 08:19 WST (1.2m)
High Sun 14:35 WST (6.8m)
Low Sun 20:43 WST (1.5m)
forecast windsSunday: W 20 kts
Monday: W 15/20 kts
Tuesday: SW 15/20 kts
Saturday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inshore. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Sunday: Westerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore west of Port Hedland early in the morning. Winds turning northwesterly during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore west of Port Hedland during the morning. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots turning westerly 15/20 knots early in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots tending west to northwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Sat 16:00 WST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, W
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