Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Monday 3 May 2021
for the period until midnight WST Thursday 6 May 2021.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A broad trough lies over the coastal parts of the Pilbara and Kimberley. The
trough will deepen further through the western Pilbara during Monday and
Tuesday before contracting east on Wednesday and Thursday.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A broad ridge lies to the south of the State and will contract east into the
Bight on Tuesday. A trough will deepen further off the west coast on Monday and
Tuesday before moving east across the South West Land Division on Wednesday. A
second trough will brush the southwest coast on Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday 3 May
Showers in the west Pilbara, southwest Interior and along the south coast west
of Bremer Bay. Showers and thunderstorms over the Gascoyne, northern
Goldfields, inland Central West and the Central Wheat Belt, possibly extending
into the northern Lower West during the late afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Tuesday 4 May
Showers and thunderstorms over the South West Land Division, western Pilbara,
and western Gascoyne. Rain areas across the eastern Gascoyne, Goldfields and
the western Eucla.
Forecast for Wednesday 5 May
Showers throughout the South West Land Division, western Pilbara, Gascoyne,
Goldfields, southwest Interior and the Eucla. Chance of thunderstorms over the
South West Land Division and adjacent Gascoyne, Goldfields and Eucla districts.
Also across the western Pilbara, northern Gascoyne and adjacent northern
Goldfields and South Interior.
Forecast for Thursday 6 May
Showers across the South West Land Division, southern Goldfields, Eucla and
southern South Interior. Showers and thunderstorms over the central Pilbara,
northeast Gascoyne and northwest South Interior.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Monday.
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