Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm WST on Saturday 21 March 2020
for the period until midnight WST Wednesday 25 March 2020.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A broad low pressure trough extends through the Kimberley and Pilbara and into the North Interior. The trough will move very little over the coming days.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A high pressure system lies south of the State and a trough is forming near the west coast. The trough remains near or off the west coast through Sunday and early next week as a high moves into the Bight.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday 21 March
Showers and thunderstorms over the northwest Kimberley, inland Pilbara and the South West Land Division. Areas of rain over the South East Coastal, western Interior, eastern Goldfields and Eucla. Showers about the south coast.
Forecast for Sunday 22 March
Showers and thunderstorms over the northwest Kimberley, western Pilbara, northern Gascoyne, Goldfields, southwest Interior and the South West Land Division. Rain and possible thunderstorms over the South East Coastal, southeastern Goldfields and Eucla. Showers about the south coast.
Forecast for Monday 23 March
Showers and thunderstorms over the southwest Pilbara and adjacent Gascoyne, southeast Goldfields, southern Interior and South East Coastal district, Rain and possible thunderstorms over the Eucla. Showers about the south coast east of Albany.
Forecast for Tuesday 24 March
Afternoon showers and thunderstorms over the northwest Kimberley, southwest Pilbara and adjacent Gascoyne. Showers about the Eucla coast.
Forecast for Wednesday 25 March
Afternoon showers and thunderstorms over the northwest Kimberley, southwest Pilbara, western Gascoyne and adjacent Central West.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am WST Sunday.
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