Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Monday 23 August 2021
for the period until midnight WST Thursday 26 August 2021.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A broad trough lies near the Pilbara and Kimberley coasts and from today will
move offshore for a period during the mornings as a ridge develops over
southern parts of the State. A secondary trough will move across the west coast
during Wednesday, connecting and dragging the Pilbara trough east into Thursday.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A ridge lies near the south coast and will drift south overnight as a high
pressure system moves slowly through the Bight on Monday and Tuesday. A trough
will develop off the west coast on Tuesday and early Wednesday. The trough will
move east from Wednesday ahead of a cold front that will cross the southwest of
the State on Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday 23 August
Slight chance of a shower along the western south coast. Early frost possible
over central parts of the South West Land Division and the southern Goldfields.
Severe Fire Danger in the Kimberly Inland fire weather district.
Forecast for Tuesday 24 August
Slight chance of a shower near the south coast. Early frost possible over
eastern parts of the South West Land Division, southern Goldfields and the
Forecast for Wednesday 25 August
Showers developing over southern parts of the South West Land Division with a
risk of afternoon or evening thunderstorms.
Forecast for Thursday 26 August
Showers over the South West Land Division, southwest Gascoyne, western Eucla
and the adjacent Gascoyne. A risk of thunderstorms over southwestern parts of
the South West Land Division.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Monday.
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