Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Friday 14 January 2022
for the period until midnight WST Monday 17 January 2022.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A broad trough extends from the northern Gascoyne through inland Pilbara to the
Kimberley. Ex-Tropical Cyclone Tiffany, currently over the northern Kimberley
will continue to move slowly southwest over the Kimberley today, before turning
southwards over the Interior on the weekend and early next week.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A trough extending from the inland Gascoyne to the central parts of the South
West Land Division is moving east as a weak cold front approaches the southwest
coast. A ridge of high pressure will build along the south coast behind the
cold front over the next few days.
Forecast for the rest of Friday 14 January
Rain and gusty thunderstorms, with heavy falls and damaging wind gusts possible
over the northern Kimberley. Showers and gusty thunderstorms over the southern
Kimberley, North Interior, Pilbara and adjacent northeast Gascoyne and northern
South Interior. A few light showers along the southwest coast.
Forecast for Saturday 15 January
Showers and gusty thunderstorms over the Kimberley and North Interior, tending
to rain and thunderstorms in the east with heavy falls possible. Showers and
thunderstorms over the northern South Interior, Pilbara, northeast Gascoyne and
Forecast for Sunday 16 January
Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley and Interior, tending to rain and
thunderstorms in the southeast Kimberley and eastern Interior with heavy falls
possible. Showers and thunderstorms over the eastern Pilbara, far east
Gascoyne, Goldfields and Eucla.
Forecast for Monday 17 January
Showers and thunderstorms over the Interior, tending to rain and thunderstorms
in the east with heavy falls possible. Showers and thunderstorms over the
Kimberley, eastern Pilbara, eastern Gascoyne, Goldfields and Eucla.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Friday.
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