Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm WST on Thursday 21 February 2019
for the period until midnight WST Monday 25 February 2019.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A surface trough extends from the North Interior to the inland Pilbara. The eastern portion of the trough will move north into the Kimberley over the weekend.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A trough extends from the Gascoyne, through the Goldfields into eastern parts of the South West Land Division, and will contract slowly east over southern parts during Friday and over the weekend. A weak cold front will brush the southwest of the state late Saturday, with a new surface trough redeveloping near the west coast on Monday.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday 21 February
Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, inland Pilbara, Interior, northeast Gascoyne, far eastern Goldfields and the far northern Eucla.
Forecast for Friday 22 February
Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, inland Pilbara, northeast Gascoyne, Interior, far northeast Goldfields and the Eucla. Very hot over northern and eastern parts of the State.
Forecast for Saturday 23 February
Shower and thunderstorms over the northern and western Kimberley, inland Pilbara, western Interior, eastern Gascoyne, Goldfields and western Eucla. Late showers and thunderstorms possible over northern, central and and eastern parts of the South West Land Division. Showers near the southwest Capes. Very hot over northern and eastern parts of the State.
Forecast for Sunday 24 February
Shower and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley, inland Pilbara, inland Gascoyne, Goldfields, western Eucla and eastern parts of the South West Land Division. Showers near the south coast Very hot over northern and eastern parts of the State.
Forecast for Monday 25 February
Shower and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, northern and western Pilbara and the northwest Gascoyne. Showers near the south coast east of Albany. Very hot over northern and central parts of the State.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am WST Friday.
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