IDW10100 Western Australia Forecast

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm WST on Wednesday 16 October 2019
for the period until midnight WST Sunday 20 October 2019.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A broad trough extends from the inland Pilbara through to the southern Kimberley. The trough will deepen and the western arm will move south to the Gascoyne over the weekend.

Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A weakening ridge of high pressure lies near the south coast. A weak cold front will brush the western south coast on Thursday before a high pressure ridge moves south of the State on Friday and into the Bight on Saturday. A trough will deepen near the west coast on Saturday and Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 16 October
Showers over southern coastal districts. Areas of raised dust possible over the northwest Gascoyne in the afternoon and early evening.

Forecast for Thursday 17 October
Possible showers over areas south of Margaret River to Bremer Bay. Showers or thunderstorms possible over the northern Interior and the adjacent Kimberley, most likely in the afternoon and evening.

Forecast for Friday 18 October
Mostly sunny with very hot conditions continuing in the Kimberley.

Forecast for Saturday 19 October
Mostly sunny with very hot conditions continuing in the Kimberley.

Forecast for Sunday 20 October
Possible showers or thunderstorms over the northeast Interior in the afternoon and evening.

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

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