#IDW10100 Western Australia Forecast Issued at 4:45 am WST on Saturday 16 October 2021

IDW10100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Saturday 16 October 2021
for the period until midnight WST Tuesday 19 October 2021.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A trough extends from the Kimberley coast to the inland west Pilbara, and is
deepening over western parts as a high moves eastwards across the Bight. The
trough will move eastwards into the Interior through the weekend.

Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A ridge of high pressure is developing south of the Bight. A deepening trough
near the west coast will move slowly through the South West Land Division
today, and extend from the Interior to the Eucla by Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday 16 October
Possible showers or thunderstorms over the southeast Gascoyne, Goldfields,
Eucla, South Interior, north and east Kimberley, and over the South West Land
Division away from the Central West district.

Forecast for Sunday 17 October
Possible showers or thunderstorms over the northeast Kimberley and far eastern
Interior. Chance of a light shower over southern and western coastal parts of
the South West Land Division.

Forecast for Monday 18 October
Showers developing over western and southwestern part of the South West Land
Division and over the western Gascoyne.

Forecast for Tuesday 19 October
Rain areas and windy over most of the western half of the State. Moderate to
heavy falls over western districts.

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

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