IDW10100 Western Australia Forecast

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm WST on Saturday 10 November 2018
for the period until midnight WST Wednesday 14 November 2018.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A broad low pressure trough extends from the West Kimberley through to the central Pilbara. The trough will deepen and move gradually east during the remainder of Saturday and Sunday. Another trough will develop and extend from the inland Kimberley towards the Pilbara on Monday and Tuesday.

Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A deepening surface trough is situated near the west coast and will move gradually east over the weekend, reaching the South Australian Border on Monday. A ridge of high pressure will build over the south of the State it its wake. A weak cold front will brush the western south coast on Monday evening with high pressure ridge developing south of the State on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday 10 November
Showers and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley, inland Pilbara, Gascoyne, Goldfields, western Interior, Eucla and most parts of the South West Land Division away from the southwest corner. Gusty winds, hail and heavy falls possible with thunderstorms over the inland Gascoyne, the Goldfields and adjacent parts.

Forecast for Sunday 11 November
Showers and thunderstorms over the Gascoyne, Goldfields, Interior, Eucla and central and eastern parts of the South West Land Division. Showers near the western south coast. Gusty winds and heavy falls possible with thunderstorms over the Goldfields and Eucla and adjacent parts. Light morning showers possible along Central West coast.

Forecast for Monday 12 November
Showers and thunderstorms over the South Interior, Eucla and northern and eastern parts of the Goldfields. Showers near the the south coast and southwest Capes and adjacent inland parts.

Forecast for Tuesday 13 November
Showers and thunderstorms over the northwest Kimberley. Showers about the south coast and adjacent inland parts west of Israelite Bay.

Forecast for Wednesday 14 November
Showers and thunderstorms over the northeast Kimberley. Morning showers possible near the south coast and Eucla coast and adjacent inland parts.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am WST Sunday.

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