Western Australia Department of Fisheries
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Monthly wind statistics have been derived for 23 weather stations along the Western Australian coast from Wyndham in the north-east of the state, down the west coast and around to Eucla in the south-east. The overall seasonal wind cycle at each site has been derived based on the 30-year period 1982 to 2011 (although a few stations had shorter records), and these show the major changes between the wind regimes along the Northwest Shelf, the west coast and the south coast.
Winds, Wind direction, Wind-driven currents, Coasts, Seasonal variations, Fisheries, Environmental factors, Environmental effects, Pearl fisheries, Pinctada maxima, Recruitment, Larval settlement, Western Australia
Pearce, A, Hart, A M, Murphy, D V, and Rice, H. (2015), Seasonal wind patterns around the Western Australian coastline and their application in fisheries analysis. Western Australia Department of Fisheries, Perth. Report 266.
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