Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm WST on Tuesday 4 June 2019
for the period until midnight WST Saturday 8 June 2019.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A strong high pressure system lies stationary in the Bight, maintaining a strong east to southeasterly flow over northern districts for the next couple of days. Winds becoming more northerly over western parts during Thursday as the high moves east and weakens. A trough moves northwards through the west Pilbara on Saturday.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A strong high pressure system lies in the Bight, resulting in a dry northeasterly flow over central and southern parts of the State. This pattern will remain unchanged until Thursday when winds become gusty northerly ahead of a cold front and rainband that will move through the western and central parts of the South West Land Division and western Gascoyne. The rainband will extend east during Friday and weaken on Saturday. A second cold front will move across the South West Land Division later Saturday.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday 4 June
Forecast for Wednesday 5 June
Mostly sunny across the State. Areas of morning frost across southeastern inland parts.
Forecast for Thursday 6 June
Rain developing over central and western parts of the South West Land Division and the western Gascoyne. Moderate to heavy falls possible over western districts. Windy and gusty through the central and west parts of the South West Land Division. Tides in Geographe Bay are likely to rise above the high tide mark with very rough seas and the potential flooding of low lying coastal areas.
Forecast for Friday 7 June
Rain extending throughout the Gascoyne and South West Land Division to the western Pilbara and the Goldfields during the day. Moderate falls possible over much of the Gascoyne and South West Land Division, heavy over the western Gascoyne and northern Central West. The chance of a thunderstorm southwest of Mandurah to Bremer Bay.
Forecast for Saturday 8 June
Showers over the Gascoyne, Goldfields, Eucla, west Pilbara and southern South Interior. Showers extending across the South West Land Division during the day. The chance of a thunderstorm southwest of Geraldton to Gin Gin to Bremer Bay. The chance of hail with showers and thunderstorms from late evening over the southwest Capes.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am WST Wednesday.
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