#IDW10100 Western Australia Forecast Issued at 4:45 am WST on Saturday 7 August 2021

IDW10100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Saturday 7 August 2021
for the period until midnight WST Tuesday 10 August 2021.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A high pressure ridge lies over southern parts of the State and is contracting
east over the weekend as a trough moves slowly through the Pilbara from
Saturday evening. The trough will contract towards the west Kimberley and North
Interior as a new ridge begins to develop through central parts of the State on
Tuesday.

Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A high pressure ridge is contracting east a cold front approaches the west
coast during Saturday and passes through during the evening. Another stronger
front will cross the southwest of the State late Sunday, then another strong
front crosses the south of the State later on Monday. A new ridge will begin to
develop through central parts of the State on Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday 7 August
Showers near west coastal parts of the State, increasing in the afternoon with
thunderstorms possible southwest of Bunbury to Walpole. Showers extending
through remaining parts southwest of a line from Exmouth to Esperance in the
afternoon and evening.

Forecast for Sunday 8 August
Showers southwest of a line Onslow to Israelite Bay, with a chance of late
thunderstorms about the Southwest Capes.

Forecast for Monday 9 August
Squally showers and a chance of thunderstorms over areas southwest of Geraldton
to Albany with moderate falls possible. Showers over remaining areas southwest
of Mardie to Eucla.

Forecast for Tuesday 10 August
Squally showers and thunderstorms over areas southwest of Kalbarri to Southern
Cross to Israelite Bay with moderate falls possible. Showers over remaining
areas southwest of Carnarvon to Eyre.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Saturday.

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