Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Wednesday 5 August 2020
for the period until midnight WST Saturday 8 August 2020.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A trough extends from the eastern Pilbara down through the central Interior
with a ridge building to the west of the Pilbara. A high pressure system
developing south of the state from Wednesday will result in a freshening east
southeast flow over the north of the State on Thursday and Friday. A cold front
will approach the far western Pilbara later on Saturday.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A low pressure system over the Eucla will contract east into South Australia on
Wednesday. A high pressure system will move south of the State on Thursday and
Friday, with an onshore flow persisting over southern parts. A cold front will
approach the west coast later on Saturday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 5 August
Showers over southern and eastern parts of the South West Land Division,
southeast Gascoyne, Goldfields and coastal parts of the Central West district,
easing through inland areas of the South West Land Division during the day.
Cold and showery over the Eucla and southern parts of the Interior. Possible
thunderstorms over the Interior, Eucla and the adjacent Goldfields and South
East Coastal districts.
Forecast for Thursday 6 August
Showers about southern and eastern parts of the South West Land Division,
Eucla, southern and eastern Goldfields and the South Interior.
Forecast for Friday 7 August
Showers about southern parts of the South West Land Division, Eucla, southeast
Goldfields and far southern Interior. Light falls inland.
Forecast for Saturday 8 August
Showers about the southern and Eucla coasts, mainly during the morning. Showers
developing over western parts of the South West Land Division and the western
Gascoyne during the afternoon and evening.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Wednesday.
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