IDW10100 Western Australia Forecast

IDW10100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Friday 22 May 2020
for the period until midnight WST Monday 25 May 2020.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A ridge over the southern parts of the state will maintain a fresh and gusty
east to southeasterly flow over northern parts of the state for the next few
days. A cloud band over the Kimberley and will slowly contract north during the
remainder of today. From late Saturday the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Mangga
and associated trough will approach western parts of WA. The trough with an
associated cloud band will cross the Pilbara on Sunday and reach the western
Kimberley and western Interior by Monday evening. For more details on the
tropical cyclone see http://www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts/nwcyclone.shtml

Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A ridge lies to the south of the state with a high in the Bight. On Saturday
the high will move east out of the Bight. A complex storm system will cross the
west coast on Sunday, with strong and squally northerly winds and potentially
heavy falls over western parts. This storm system will continue eastwards on
Monday with squally winds continuing through southern parts of the state.

Forecast for the rest of Friday 22 May
Rain areas over the north and east Kimberley, contracting to the far north by
evening.

Forecast for Saturday 23 May
Chance of a morning shower over the far north Kimberley. Chance of a late
shower over the far western Gascoyne and the adjacent Pilbara. Areas of morning
frost over the southern Interior and the Eucla.

Forecast for Sunday 24 May
Squally rain areas developing over the South West Land Division, Gascoyne and
western Pilbara, extending to the Goldfields and the far western Interior
during the day. A chance of thunderstorms over the far western Pilbara and
western Gascoyne.

Forecast for Monday 25 May
Rain and showers over the South West Land Division, Gascoyne, western Pilbara,
Goldfields and the adjacent Interior extending to the remaining Interior,
southwest Kimberley and Eucla during the day. Squally winds possible over the
South West Land Division, Goldfields and the Eucla. A chance of thunderstorms
through the northern Pilbara and far southwest Kimberley in addition to coastal
and adjacent parts between Lancelin and Israelite Bay.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Friday.

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