IDW10100 Western Australia Forecast

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Tuesday 11 August 2020
for the period until midnight WST Friday 14 August 2020.

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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A trough and associated rain band lies over the far eastern Pilbara extending
into the Interior and will continue contracting northeast as it weakens. A high
pressure ridge initially develops over the Gascoyne before extending over
southwestern parts of the State on Thursday and Friday.

Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A low pressure system is passing to the south of the State during Tuesday with
a ridge of high pressure developing over the Gascoyne. The ridge will extend
over southern parts of the State on Wednesday and Thursday before contracting
eastwards on Friday as a cold front approaches from the west.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday 11 August
Showers over the South West Land Division, Gascoyne, Goldfields and the Eucla
contracting to coastal parts in the evening. Gusty winds in showers about the
south coast from Cape Leeuwin to Israelite Bay. Rain areas in the North
Interior and southwest Kimberley, clearing during the day.

Forecast for Wednesday 12 August
Showers over southern and western parts of the South West Land Division,
extending to inland parts for a period during the day. Showers also possible
along the Eucla coast, far southern Goldfields, coastal Gascoyne and far west

Forecast for Thursday 13 August
Showers over southern and western parts of the South West Land Division,
southern Goldfields, Eucla and south Interior. Possible morning showers about
the west Pilbara coast.

Forecast for Friday 14 August
Patchy morning frost about the Central Wheat Belt and Great Southern. Showers
developing southwest of a line from Mandurah to Windy Harbour. Showers
elsewhere about the south coast extending to adjacent inland parts of the South
East Coastal district for a period during the day.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Tuesday.

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