Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Tuesday 4 May 2021
for the period until midnight WST Friday 7 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 Tuesday before
moving east on Wednesday and Thursday.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A broad ridge lies to the south of the State and will move east into the Bight
on Tuesday. A trough off the west coast will deepen further during Tuesday
before moving east across the South West Land Division on Wednesday. A second
trough will brush the southwest coast on Thursday and a ridge will develop over
the southwest during Friday.
Forecast for the rest of 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.
Showers and thunderstorms over the central and western Pilbara, northern
Gascoyne and adjacent northern Goldfields and South Interior.
Forecast for Thursday 6 May
Showers and the chance of thunderstorms across the South West Land Division and
southern Gascoyne, mainly in the west and south. Showers and thunderstorms over
the central Pilbara, Interior and Eucla.
Forecast for Friday 7 May
Showers near the south coast. Showers and thunderstorms over the Goldfields,
Eucla and Interior, easing from the west during the day.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Tuesday.
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