Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm WST on Monday 4 March 2019
for the period until midnight WST Friday 8 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 weak front will move over the south coast early Tuesday, after which a more significant, stronger high pressure ridge develops well south of the State. A surface trough will develop offshore from the west coast during Wednesday as a high pressure system transitions through the Bight. A mid-level cloud band will move over the southern and central parts of the South West Land Division on Thursday and Friday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday 4 March
Showers and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley, Pilbara, Interior, Gascoyne, northern Goldfields and northern parts of the Central West. Showers near the south coast west of Bremer Bay developing in the evening.
Forecast for Tuesday 5 March
Showers and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley, Pilbara, and southern Interior. Rain and the chance of thunderstorms over the western Pilbara, Gascoyne and Central West districts. Showers about southern coastal districts.
Forecast for Wednesday 6 March
Showers and thunderstorms over the northwest Kimberley and east Pilbara. Rain and the chance of thunderstorms over the southwest Gascoyne, and gradually extending through the South West Land Division and adjacent southwest Goldfields during the day.
Forecast for Thursday 7 March
Rain over the South West Land Division, Goldfields, Eucla and southern Gascoyne with the chance of thunderstorms in northern parts of this area. Showers and thunderstorms mostly near the coast through the Kimberley and through inland parts of the Pilbara and northern Gascoyne.
Forecast for Friday 8 March
Rain over the north and east South West Land Division, Goldfields, Eucla and Gascoyne. Showers and thunderstorms mostly near the coast through the Kimberley and through inland parts of the Pilbara and northern Gascoyne.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am WST Tuesday.
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