Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Wednesday 7 October 2020
for the period until midnight WST Saturday 10 October 2020.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A ridge over southern parts of the State extends a fresh southeasterly flow
across the Pilbara, North Interior and southern Kimberley. A trough lies over
the far northern Kimberley and winds will weaken from late Wednesday as a broad
trough begins to develop near the Pilbara coast.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A cold front will move over the southwest Capes late Wednesday afternoon, and
then move east through the South West Land Division on Thursday. A weak ridge
will develop over central parts of the South West Land Division during Friday,
and then move south of the State on Saturday whilst a surface trough develops
through the Goldfields and Eucla.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 7 October
Showers and thunderstorms over the north and east Kimberley. Morning showers
over the Eucla. Showers developing over the South West District during the
afternoon, extending to be southwest of a line Yanchep to Albany during the
evening. Chance of a thunderstorm south of a line Bunbury to Albany.
Forecast for Thursday 8 October
Showers and thunderstorms over the north and east Kimberley. Showers southwest
of a line from Geraldton to Esperance with the chance of a thunderstorm near
the Albany coast. Mainly light falls inland.
Forecast for Friday 9 October
Showers and thunderstorms over the central and eastern Kimberley, and the North
Interior. Chance of a shower near the coast between Dongara and Albany.
Forecast for Saturday 10 October
Showers and thunderstorms over the northwest Kimberley, Interior, eastern
Goldfields, and Eucla. Chance of a light shower near the western south coast.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Wednesday.
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