Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Sunday 30 August 2020
for the period until midnight WST Wednesday 2 September 2020.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A broad trough extends from the western Kimberley through to near the Pilbara
coast. The trough will move through the Pilbara and North Interior on Monday
and Tuesday. A new ridge will develop through central parts of the State by
Wednesday. Hot conditions continuing.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A ridge is building over the southwest of the State and will extend along the
south coast today as a high pressure system moves into the Bight. A surface
trough near the west coast will move inland during Monday as a strong cold
front approaches the southwest. The front will move across southern parts of
the State on Tuesday, with a pool of cold air following in its wake. A new
ridge will develop through central parts of the State on Wednesday.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday 30 August
Sunny conditions over most parts.
Forecast for Monday 31 August
Showers developing southwest of a line from Geraldton to Bremer Bay.
Forecast for Tuesday 1 September
Showers extending through the South West Land Division, southern Gascoyne,
southern Goldfields and the southern Eucla. Thunderstorms and small hail
possible south of a line from Perth to Israelite Bay. Areas of raised dust
possible over the South Interior and the adjacent Eucla. A chance of an
afternoon thunderstorm over the far northern Kimberley.
Forecast for Wednesday 2 September
Showers over the South West Land Division, far southern Goldfields and the
adjacent Eucla. Small hail possible over southern parts of the South West Land
Division, adjacent Goldfields and the Eucla with a chance of thunderstorms
about the south coast. A chance of an afternoon thunderstorm over the far
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Sunday.
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