Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm WST on Tuesday 15 October 2019
for the period until midnight WST Saturday 19 October 2019.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A deep trough extends from the inland Pilbara through to the central Interior. A high pressure ridge develops over the south of the state on Wednesday, with the trough pushing north and weakening. A new trough will develop from the western Pilbara through to the southern Interior during Thursday and Friday and drift south on Saturday.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A weak high pressure ridge lies just north of the south coast with a weak cold front moving along the south coast. The front will move into the Bight by Wednesday morning, with the high pressure ridge drifting over the south coast in its wake. Another weak cold front will brush the western south coast on Thursday, before the high pressure ridge drops south of the state during Friday. A trough will begin to develop off the west coast on Saturday.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday 15 October
Showers over southern coastal districts. Showers or thunderstorms possible over the South Interior. Areas of raised dust in the afternoon and early evening through the central and northern Interior and over the northwest Gascoyne.
Forecast for Wednesday 16 October
Showers over southern coastal districts, clearing in the afternoon. Early morning shower or thunderstorms possible over the South Interior. Areas of raised dust possible over the northwest Gascoyne in the afternoon and early evening.
Forecast for Thursday 17 October
Possible showers over areas south of Margaret River to Bremer Bay. Showers or thunderstorms possible over the northern Interior and the adjacent Kimberley, most likely in the afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Friday 18 October
Mostly sunny with very hot conditions continuing in the Kimberley.
Forecast for Saturday 19 October
Possible showers or thunderstorms over the northwest Kimberley in the afternoon and evening.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am WST Wednesday.
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