IDW10100 Western Australia Forecast

IDW10100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Thursday 13 August 2020
for the period until midnight WST Sunday 16 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 weak
ridge of high pressure will develop over central parts of the State during
Thursday and Friday.

Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A ridge of high pressure will lie over central parts of the State during
Thursday, weakening and moving east during Friday. A strong cold front will
cross the west coast during Saturday evening, and move over the south of the
State on Sunday. A deep low pressure system will brush the western south coast
during Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday 13 August
Showers over southern and western parts of the South West Land Division,
southern Goldfields, Eucla and south Interior.

Forecast for Friday 14 August
Showers southwest of a line from Jurien Bay to York 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.

Forecast for Sunday 16 August
Showers southwest of a line Exmouth to Eucla, contracting to the southern
Gascoyne, southern Goldfields, Eucla, and South West Land Division during the
evening. Thunderstorms and small hail possible in the South West Land Division,
southern Goldfields, and Eucla. Moderate to heavy falls possible in the Lower
West, South West and South Coastal districts.

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

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