IDW10100 Western Australia Forecast

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm WST on Tuesday 23 July 2019
for the period until midnight WST Saturday 27 July 2019.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A trough lies over the Kimberley with a high pressure ridge to the south directing an easterly flow over the Pilbara and North Interior. The trough will deepen through the central Kimberley and into the North Interior on Wednesday before remaining near stationary for the remainder of the week.

Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A ridge of high pressure lies over the south of the State until a cold front moves through southern parts Wednesday night and Thursday morning. Another weak ridge develops over the south coast in the wake of the front on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday 23 July
Showers near the southwest coast. Showers and possible thunderstorms over the western Pilbara.

Forecast for Wednesday 24 July
Areas of morning frost over the Central Wheat Belt, Goldfields and Eucla. Light showers over the western Pilbara, northeast Gascoyne and west South Interior, clearing during the day. Possible thunderstorms near the northwest Gascoyne coast during the morning. Showers over the South West District, extending into adjacent parts of the Lower West, Great Southern and South Coastal districts during the day.

Forecast for Thursday 25 July
Showers across the South West Land Division and the southwest Goldfields. Generally light falls.

Forecast for Friday 26 July
Showers over the South West and South Coastal, developing over the Great Southern and Lower West during the day.

Forecast for Saturday 27 July
Showers along the west coast and south coast, developing over the Central Wheat Belt, Great Southern and South East Coastal during the day. Showers developing over the Goldfields and adjacent Gascoyne, South Interior and Eucla during the evening.

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

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