#IDW10100 Western Australia Forecast Issued at 4:45 am WST on Sunday 24 October 2021

IDW10100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Sunday 24 October 2021
for the period until midnight WST Wednesday 27 October 2021.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A trough extends from the northwest Kimberley into the southern part of the NT
and will remain in place through the weekend, then is expected to weaken from
Monday. Another trough near the Pilbara coast will move back onshore with the
sea breeze on Sunday. The trough will contract into the southeast part of the
Pilbara on Monday and Tuesday as a new high pressure ridge strengthens into the
west Pilbara.

Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A high south of the State extends a ridge through central and southern parts,
while a trough is deepening down the west coast. The trough will move inland
during Sunday afternoon and continue east through the Goldfields on Monday,
while a cold front crosses the lower west coast. The front and southern part of
the trough will clear into South Australia on Tuesday as the northern part of
the trough lingers back through the Interior. Another cold front is expected to
cross the South West Land Division on Tuesday night and Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday 24 October
Possible showers and thunderstorms over the north and east Kimberley with very
hot conditions in central and western parts. Very warm to hot through the
inland Gascoyne and inland northern parts of the northern South West Land
Division. Mostly sunny through the South West Land Division, although cloud
will increase later in the day across the South West.

Forecast for Monday 25 October
Much cooler through most of the South West Land Division with showers likely,
especially through southern and western parts. Windy and hot with possible
blowing dust in the eastern Gascoyne, Goldfields and western Eucla. Showers and
thunderstorms possible over the north and east Kimberley.

Forecast for Tuesday 26 October
Tending much cooler through the Goldfields, Eucla and Esperance region. Showers
continuing through the South West Land Division, most widespread over southern
and western parts. Possible showers and thunderstorms in the Eucla, southern
South Interior, and northern and eastern Kimberley.

Forecast for Wednesday 27 October
Remaining unseasonably cool and showery across the South West Land Division.
Possible thunderstorms in southern parts of the region. Chance of showers
extending into the southern Goldfields and Eucla. Showers and thunderstorms
possible over mainly northern and eastern parts of the Kimberley.

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

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