Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Wednesday 13 October 2021
for the period until midnight WST Saturday 16 October 2021.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A trough extends from the central Kimberley to the Pilbara coast with a high
pressure ridge developing over southern parts of the State. The ridge will
drift towards the south coast on Wednesday as the trough begins to deepen over
the west Pilbara. The trough will deepen further over the west Pilbara on
Thursday and Friday before contracting into the Interior on Saturday.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A ridge of high pressure is developing over southern parts of the state as a
deep low pressure system is moving northeast through the Bight. The ridge will
drift towards the south coast on Wednesday before a trough develops near the
west coast on Thursday. The trough will deepen further on Friday then begin to
move inland on Saturday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 13 October
Showers near the south coast and the Eucla coast. A chance of an afternoon
shower or thunderstorm in the north Kimberley. Possible morning frost over the
Central Wheat Belt, northern Great Southern and southwest Goldfields.
Forecast for Thursday 14 October
Chance of a shower near the south coast and Eucla coast.
Forecast for Friday 15 October
Possible shower or thunderstorm over the Central Wheat Belt, eastern Central
West, northeast Lower West, southern Gascoyne and the adjacent Goldfields.
Forecast for Saturday 16 October
Possible shower or thunderstorm over southern and eastern parts of the South
West Land Division, Goldfields, southeast Gascoyne, South Interior, northwest
Eucla and the eastern Kimberley.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Wednesday.
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