IDW10100 Western Australia Forecast

IDW10100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Wednesday 12 August 2020
for the period until midnight WST Saturday 15 August 2020.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A light wind regime over northern districts with coastal sea breezes. A ridge
of high pressure will develop over central parts of the State during Thursday
and Friday.

Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A low pressure system is passing well to the south of the State with a ridge of
high pressure developing from the southwest to lie over central parts of the
State during Wednesday and Thursday, weakening and moving east during Friday. A
strong cold front will move over the west coast during Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of 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
Pilbara.

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
Showers developing southwest of a line from Mandurah to Windy Harbour in the
late afternoon and evening. Showers about the remaining south coast and Eucla
coast.

Forecast for Saturday 15 August
A band of rain extending from the west to reach southwest of a line Carnarvon
to Esperance by evening. Moderate to heavy falls possible near the west coast
south of Kalbarri, light to moderate falls over the remainder. Showers and
isolated thunderstorms continuing in the wake of the rain band.

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

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