Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Monday 16 August 2021
for the period until midnight WST Thursday 19 August 2021.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A trough extends from the western Kimberley through to the inland Pilbara. The
trough will deepen further on Monday while high pressure over central Australia
strengthens its influence over the Kimberley. The ridge will begin to ease
again during Wednesday.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A ridge lies south of the state with a high pressure system moving into the
Bight. A surface trough is also developing down the west coast before moving
inland on Tuesday. The trough will lie over the southeast of the State on
Wednesday. A cold front will cross the southwest of the State on Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday 16 August
Possible showers and thunderstorms over the central and western Pilbara and
inland Gascoyne, mainly morning.
Forecast for Tuesday 17 August
Showers over the South West Land Division, southeast Gascoyne, and the
southwest Goldfields. Thunderstorms possible over central parts of the South
West Land Division.
Forecast for Wednesday 18 August
Showers over southern and central parts of the South West Land Division,
southern Goldfields and the Eucla. Thunderstorms possible over eastern parts of
the South West Land Division, southern Goldfields and the western Eucla.
Forecast for Thursday 19 August
Showers over the South West Land Division, southern Goldfields, southwest
Gascoyne and the Eucla. Thunderstorms possible about coastal and adjacent parts
between Mandurah and Walpole.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Monday.
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