Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Sunday 17 October 2021
for the period until midnight WST Wednesday 20 October 2021.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A trough extending over the southern Kimberley will move to the east and weaken
during the day today.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A trough over the Eucla will weaken today before a second trough forms through
the Goldfields ahead of an approaching cold front. This cold front will move
over south western parts of the state on Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday 17 October
Possible showers or thunderstorms over the northern Kimberley, Eucla and far
eastern Interior. Chance of a light shower or drizzle over southwest and
western parts of the South West Land Division. Areas of smoke haze over the
South West Land Division.
Forecast for Monday 18 October
Possible late showers developing over far western parts of the South West Land
Division and Gascoyne. Chance of an afternoon thunderstorm in the northern
Kimberley. Chance of fog over the South West Land Division away from the coast
in the early morning.
Forecast for Tuesday 19 October
Rain areas and windy over most of the western half of the State with the chance
of thunderstorms southwest of Northampton to Eucla. Moderate to heavy falls
over western districts.
Forecast for Wednesday 20 October
Showers over the South West Land Division, Goldfields, southern Gascoyne, Eucla
and South Interior. Chance of thunderstorms over far eastern parts of the South
West Land Division, the Eucla and South Interior.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Sunday.
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