#IDW10100 Western Australia Forecast Issued at 4:45 am WST on Wednesday 25 August 2021

IDW10100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Wednesday 25 August 2021
for the period until midnight WST Saturday 28 August 2021.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A broad trough lies near the Pilbara and Kimberley coasts and will move
offshore for a period each morning before settling over inland eastern parts
later this week.

Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A ridge of high pressure lies south of the State and a high is moving into the
Bight, as a trough develops down the west coast. The trough will move east
during Wednesday ahead of a weak cold front that will move across the South
West Capes late afternoon and evening. A stronger cold front moves over
southern parts of the State during Thursday and Friday. A ridge will then
develop over central parts of the State in its wake.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 25 August
Showers developing near the South West Capes in the afternoon and extending to
southwest of Mandurah to Albany by evening.

Forecast for Thursday 26 August
Showers over the South West Land Division, far southwest Gascoyne, southern
Goldfields, Eucla and southern South Interior. The chance of thunderstorms and
small hail over far southern parts of the South West Land Division.

Forecast for Friday 27 August
Showers south of Busselton to Norseman and along the Eucla coast. Possible
showers along the remaining coast south of Lancelin. The chance of a
thunderstorm and small hail near the south coast.

Forecast for Saturday 28 August
Showers southwest of Lancelin to Perth to Katanning to Salmon Gums and along
the Eucla coast. Early frost possible over the far southeast Gascoyne,
Goldfields and Central Wheat Belt.

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

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