Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Sunday 22 August 2021
for the period until midnight WST Wednesday 25 August 2021.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A broad trough lies inland from the Pilbara and Kimberley coasts, and will
remain near stationary over the weekend. From Monday, the trough will move
offshore for a period during the mornings as a ridge develops over southern
parts of the State.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A ridge lies across central parts of the South West Land Division while a weak
cold front brushes the southeast and Eucla coasts Sunday morning. The ridge
will then slip south and move in rapidly in the wake of the cold front with a
high pressure system moving south of the State on Monday and Tuesday. A trough
will develop off the west coast on Tuesday and Wednesday before moving inland
Wednesday afternoon as a weak cold front approaches the SW Capes.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday 22 August
Showers near the southern and Eucla coasts clearing during the afternoon.
Slight chance of showers along the Lower West and Central West coasts, south of
Jurien Bay early this morning.
Forecast for Monday 23 August
Slight chance of a shower along the western south coast. Early frost possible
over inland southern and eastern parts of the South West Land Division and the
Forecast for Tuesday 24 August
Slight chance of a shower near the south coast. Early frost possible over
inland southern parts of the South West Land Division, southern Goldfields and
the inland Eucla.
Forecast for Wednesday 25 August
Showers developing over areas southwest of Jurien Bay to Bremer Bay during the
afternoon and evening with a chance of a late thunderstorm about the Southwest
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Sunday.
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