Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Monday 31 August 2020
for the period until midnight WST Thursday 3 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 lies over the south of the State with a high pressure system situated
in the Bight. A surface trough near the west coast will move inland during
today 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 and begin to drift slowly south on Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday 31 August
Showers developing southwest of a line from Jurien Bay to Bremer Bay during the
afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Tuesday 1 September
Gusty showers extending through the South West Land Division, southern
Gascoyne, southern Goldfields and the southern Eucla. Squally thunderstorms and
small hail possible south of a line from Perth to Israelite Bay. Areas of
raised dust associated with strong and gusty winds 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 and the far southern Goldfields.
Gusty thunderstorms and small hail possible about the south coast. A chance of
an afternoon thunderstorm over the far northern Kimberley.
Forecast for Thursday 3 September
Showers about coastal and adjacent parts of the South West Land Division. A
chance of an afternoon thunderstorm over the far northern Kimberley.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Monday.
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