Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm WST on Saturday 20 April 2019
for the period until midnight WST Wednesday 24 April 2019.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A surface trough lies near the Kimberley coast and will move north tonight. A ridge over the south of the State will cause a fresh and gusty east to southeasterly flow to develop over the Pilbara and west Kimberley on Sunday and Monday, easing on Tuesday as a trough redevelops along the Pilbara coast. A southeasterly flow will cause the trough to move offshore for a period on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A ridge of high pressure will develop over the south of the State tonight and Sunday and will be maintained during the week. A weak cold front will reach the SW Capes Monday evening, skimming the south coast Tuesday morning.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday 20 April
Showers near the south coast east of Bremer Bay. An evening thunderstorm possible over the western Kimberley.
Forecast for Sunday 21 April
Morning frost possible through the Great Southern, Central Wheat Belt, inland South West and South Coastal and southwest Goldfields. Showers and thunderstorm possible over the northwest Kimberley coast in the afternoon and evening. Showers about the south coast east of Bremer Bay, contracting to the Eucla by the afternoon.
Forecast for Monday 22 April
Slight chance of showers about the Eucla. Showers developing about the South West and adjacent South Coastal districts late Monday night.
Forecast for Tuesday 23 April
Showers over near coastal and adjacent inland parts between the South West Capes and Albany.
Forecast for Wednesday 24 April
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am WST Sunday.
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