Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Monday 17 August 2020
for the period until midnight WST Thursday 20 August 2020.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A ridge of high pressure is developing over the Gascoyne. The ridge will drift
slowly south during Tuesday and Wednesday.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A deep low pressure system lies well south of the State with a ridge developing
over the Gascoyne. A gusty southwesterly flow will continue over southern
districts during Monday and easing during Tuesday as the high pressure ridge
becomes establishes over central parts of the State.
Forecast for the rest of 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. Gusty winds and 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,
contracting to near southern coastal parts in the evening. Mainly light falls.
Forecast for Wednesday 19 August
Showers near the south coast. Possible morning frost in southern parts of the
Central Wheat Belt and adjacent Great Southern districts.
Forecast for Thursday 20 August
Light morning showers near the south coast.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Monday.
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