Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm WST on Sunday 9 December 2018
for the period until midnight WST Thursday 13 December 2018.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A trough lies just inland of the Kimberley and Pilbara coast and will begin moving eastwards during Monday and Tuesday.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A trough continues to deepen inland from the west coast, and will move eastwards during Monday and Tuesday ahead of a weak cold front expected to reach the far southwest of the state Tuesday afternoon. By Wednesday, a large high pressure system will rapidly develop over the south of the State in the wake of the cold front, and will remain over southern parts through to the end of the week. Another surface trough begins to deepen near the west coast on Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday 9 December
Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, eastern and central Pilbara, Interior, Goldfields, eastern Gascoyne, and inland parts of the Eucla.
Forecast for Monday 10 December
Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, eastern Pilbara, Interior, Goldfields, eastern Gascoyne, Eucla, central and eastern parts of the South West Land Division.
Forecast for Tuesday 11 December
Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, eastern Pilbara, Interior, Goldfields, southeast Gascoyne, Eucla and eastern parts of the South West Land Division. Showers developing about southern coastal parts west of Albany in the afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Wednesday 12 December
Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, eastern Pilbara, Interior, far northern Goldfields and eastern Gascoyne. Showers about the west coast south of Geraldton during the morning and also over southern coastal districts, contracting to coastal parts east of Esperance elate in the day.
Forecast for Thursday 13 December
Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, northern Interior and far eastern Pilbara districts. Light showers about the coast east of Esperance during the morning.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am WST Monday.
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