Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm WST on Friday 19 October 2018
for the period until midnight WST Tuesday 23 October 2018.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A trough lies inland of the Pilbara coast and into the southern Kimberley and will remain in place for the next few days. A strong ridge of high pressure will develop over the Western Pilbara later on Sunday.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A ridge of high pressure lies over southern parts of the State, and will move further east during Saturday. A cold front will move through southern parts during Sunday, before a new ridge of high pressure develops in its wake near the south coast on Monday.
Forecast for the rest of Friday 19 October
Light showers across coastal areas of the southwest between Cape Naturaliste and Albany. Showers and thunderstorms in the northern and eastern Kimberley.
Forecast for Saturday 20 October
Showers southwest of a line Lancelin to Albany. Showers and thunderstorms over the northern Kimberley during the afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Sunday 21 October
Showers extending through areas southwest of a line from Geraldton to Israelite Bay during the day, before mostly contracting to south coastal parts in the evening. Showers and thunderstorms possible over the northeastern Kimberley during the afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Monday 22 October
Showers near the south coast. Morning showers possible near the west coast south of Lancelin in the morning. Showers and thunderstorms possible over the northern and eastern Kimberley during the afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Tuesday 23 October
Light showers in coastal areas of the southwest between Cape Naturaliste and Albany. Showers and thunderstorms possible over the northern and eastern Kimberley during the afternoon and evening.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am WST Saturday.
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