IDW10100 Western Australia Forecast

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Sunday 16 August 2020
for the period until midnight WST Wednesday 19 August 2020.

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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A cold front will move over western Pilbara waters Sunday morning. A ridge of
high pressure develops over the Gascoyne in the wake of the front and will
slowly drift south on Tuesday.

Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A strong cold front move over the south of the state on Sunday with a deep low
pressure system passing near the southwest corner in the wake of the front
during Sunday morning. A ridge of high pressure will extend through central
parts of the State during Monday, gradually shifting to be over southern parts
of the state by Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday 16 August
Showers southwest of a line from Mardie to Eucla, contracting to the southern
Goldfields, Eucla, South Interior and South West Land Division during the
evening. Thunderstorms and small hail possible in the South West Land Division.
Moderate falls possible over the South West and South Coastal districts during
the morning. Damaging wind gusts up to 100 km/h possible south of a line from
Bunbury to Narrogin to Bremer Bay, contracting southeast during the morning and
easing by the afternoon. Dangerous surf conditions possible from Bunbury to
Bremer Bay resulting in hazardous conditions for coastal activities such as
swimming, surfing and rock fishing.

Forecast for Monday 17 August
Showers about the South West Land Division, far southwest Goldfields and the
southern Gascoyne coast. Possible small hail over southern parts of the South
West Land Division, contracting east during the day. Possible morning
thunderstorms about the south coast between Albany and Israelite Bay. Possible
morning showers over the far south Interior and adjacent east Eucla.

Forecast for Tuesday 18 August
Showers about the South West Land Division and the southern Gascoyne coast,
clearing to the south coastal districts in the evening. Light falls through
inland areas.

Forecast for Wednesday 19 August
Showers about the south coast, extending into adjacent inland areas for a
period during the day. Possible morning frost in southern parts of the Central
Wheat Belt and adjacent Great Southern districts.

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

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