Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm WST on Thursday 16 January 2020
for the period until midnight WST Monday 20 January 2020.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A broad trough extends from the inland of the Pilbara to the North Interior which will persist over the coming days. A broad W’ly flow over the Kimberley.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A ridge of high pressure is lies south of the State and a low pressure trough is situated near the west coast. The trough will deepen further overnight before moving through the central and eastern South West Land Division on Friday. A new ridge of high pressure will build south of the State in its wake on Saturday before another trough forms near the west coast on Sunday.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday 16 January
Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, Pilbara, inland Gascoyne, northern and western Interior, Goldfields and over central and northeastern parts of the South West Land Division. Showers about the South Coastal and South East Coastal districts, mainly near the coast.
Forecast for Friday 17 January
Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, Pilbara, inland Gascoyne, far northern and western parts of the Interior, the Goldfields, Eucla and eastern parts of the South West Land Division. Showers and possible thunderstorms about the Lower West and southern Central West. Showers about the south coast and adjacent inland areas west of Bremer Bay.
Forecast for Saturday 18 January
Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, Pilbara, eastern Gascoyne, Interior, the Goldfields and Eucla. Showers for the southeast South West Land Division.
Forecast for Sunday 19 January
Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, Pilbara, northern Interior and northeast Gascoyne. Showers over the Eucla.
Forecast for Monday 20 January
Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, Pilbara, northern Interior and northeast Gascoyne.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am WST Friday.
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