Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm WST on Monday 25 February 2019
for the period until midnight WST Friday 1 March 2019.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A surface trough extends from the inland Kimberley to the Pilbara and will remain fairly stationary for the next few days.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A high pressure ridge is developing south of the State as a surface trough develops near the west coast, before deepening and moving inland during Tuesday. The trough will continue to move slowly east through the Goldfields and Eucla during Wednesday and Thursday. A weak cold front will move along the south coast during Friday with a new ridge of high pressure developing in its wake.
Forecast for the rest of Monday 25 February
Shower and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, inland coastal Pilbara and far northern Interior.
Forecast for Tuesday 26 February
Shower and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, inland coastal Pilbara and northern Interior. Very hot over northern and western parts of the State.
Forecast for Wednesday 27 February
Shower and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, inland Pilbara, northern and far western Interior and northeast Gascoyne. Possible drizzle near the south coast. Possible morning thunderstorms in eastern parts of the Southeast Coastal district. Very hot over northern, western and southeastern parts of the State. Very hot over central and western parts of the State.
Forecast for Thursday 28 February
Shower and thunderstorms over the Kimberley and inland Pilbara, northern and western Interior, eastern Gascoyne, Goldfields, western Eucla, eastern Central Wheat Belt and eastern parts of the Southeast Coastal districts. Drizzle or showers near the south coast. Very hot over central and southeastern parts of the State.
Forecast for Friday 1 March
Shower and thunderstorms over the Kimberley and inland Pilbara, Interior, eastern Gascoyne, Goldfields, Eucla, eastern Great Southern and eastern parts of the Southeast Coastal districts. Showers developing about remaining southern coastal parts and the coastal Lower West. Very hot over northwest and southeastern parts of the State.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am WST Tuesday.
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