IDW10100 Western Australia Forecast

IDW10100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm WST on Sunday 13 January 2019
for the period until midnight WST Thursday 17 January 2019.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A deep surface trough lies over the central Pilbara, and should remain there for the next few days. On Monday or Tuesday a weak tropical low may develop in the Timor Sea, remaining well north of the Kimberley.

Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A deep trough lies over the northeast Gascoyne, South Interior and eastern Eucla, as a ridge builds to the south of the state. The trough will broaden over the inland Gascoyne, Interior and northern Goldfields as the ridge pushes into the Bight, where it will remain for the following few days. A weak cold front will brush the far southwest of the state on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday 13 January
Showers and thunderstorms over the eastern half of the state. A strong and gusty cooler change moving through the southern Goldfields and western Eucla during the evening. Light showers developing about the western south coast this evening.

Forecast for Monday 14 January
Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, inland Pilbara, northeast Gascoyne, northern and eastern Goldfields, Interior and eastern Eucla. Patchy morning drizzle through the South East Coastal District. Very hot over northern, central and southeastern parts.

Forecast for Tuesday 15 January
Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, inland Pilbara, eastern Gascoyne, Goldfields, Interior, Eucla and far eastern parts of the South West Land Division. Very hot over northern and central parts.

Forecast for Wednesday 16 January
Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, inland Pilbara, eastern Gascoyne, Goldfields, Interior, Eucla and the Southeast Coastal district.

Forecast for Thursday 17 January
Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, inland Pilbara, northeast Gascoyne, northern and eastern Goldfields, Interior, Eucla and South East Coastal districts. Showers developing about the western south coast during the day.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am WST Monday.

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