Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm WST on Monday 19 November 2018
for the period until midnight WST Friday 23 November 2018.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A trough of low pressure lies across the eastern Pilbara and Interior. Eastern parts of the trough will push northwards as a ridge of high pressure builds over the south of the State during the week, and by Wednesday the trough will lie along the Pilbara coast and across the far northern Interior.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A ridge of high pressure is developing over southern WA. A trough will begin to form down the west coast on Wednesday and deepen further on Thursday as a low pressure system forms within the trough. The trough and associated low pressure system will move southeast across the Gascoyne and SWLD on Thursday and Friday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday 19 November
Showers near the southern coast. Showers and thunderstorms across the north and east Kimberley and eastern Interior.
Forecast for Tuesday 20 November
Showers near the southern and Eucla coasts. Showers and thunderstorms across the eastern Eucla and South Interior, contracting east during the morning. Showers and gusty thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon across the North Interior and Kimberley.
Forecast for Wednesday 21 November
Showers along the south coast and adjacent inland parts. Showers and thunderstorms across the Kimberley and far northeast Interior.
Forecast for Thursday 22 November
Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley and northeast Interior. Showers and possible thunderstorms developing during the afternoon and evening over the South West Land Division, Goldfields, Eucla, and southeast Gascoyne. Windy across the eastern Gascoyne.
Forecast for Friday 23 November
Afternoon showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley. Showers and possible thunderstorms over the southern half of the State.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am WST Tuesday.
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