Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm WST on Sunday 14 October 2018
for the period until midnight WST Thursday 18 October 2018.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A weak trough lies across the central Kimberley. A high pressure ridge will develop south of the State on Monday and Tuesday. A trough will develop over the western Pilbara on Wednesday and move east on Thursday.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A cold front is moving into the Bight, with a ridge of high pressure developing over the south of the State on Monday. A trough develops near the west coast on Tuesday, before deepening rapidly and moving inland during Wednesday. A strong cold front will move across southern parts of the State during Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday 14 October
Showers and thunderstorms over the eastern Eucla, easing during the evening. Showers over remaining southern parts of the State. The chance of a thunderstorm over the far north Kimberley.
Forecast for Monday 15 October
Showers over the Eucla and the Southeast Coastal district, easing during the day. Showers also possible along the western south coast and near the Southwest Capes. Afternoon thunderstorms possible over the far north Kimberley.
Forecast for Tuesday 16 October
Showers and thunderstorms over the far north Kimberley in the afternoon and early evening.
Forecast for Wednesday 17 October
Showers and thunderstorms in the north and east Kimberley. Showers developing near the Southwest Capes in the evening.
Forecast for Thursday 18 October
Showers and possible thunderstorms extending throughout the South West Land Division during the morning, reaching the southwest Goldfields in the afternoon and the far western Eucla in the evening. Showers also possible over the southern and western Gascoyne during the morning and early afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms in the Kimberley and the far northeast Interior. Hot to very hot and windy over the eastern Gascoyne, Goldfields, Eucla and South Interior, with areas of blowing dust possible in the afternoon.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am WST Monday.
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