Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Sunday 22 May 2022
for the period until midnight WST Wednesday 25 May 2022.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A trough over west Pilbara extending to the Gascoyne and Interior will slowly
move east this week. Another shallow trough near the Kimberley west coast and
Pilbara northwest coast will move offshore for a period in the mornings.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A weak ridge over the eastern parts of the State is moving away. A trough over
the Gascoyne is slowly moving east. A vigorous cold front arriving on the west
coast this afternoon will move inland in the evening, weakening as it contracts
into the Bight by Monday. A low pressure system will approach the southwest of
the State late Monday night and brush past the southwest coast on Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday 22 May
Showers southwest of a line Pardoo to Giles. Gusty thunderstorms over most of
the South West Land Division, the northeast Gascoyne, western and central
Pilbara, western parts of South Interior and Goldfields. Damaging winds
possible with thunderstorms over western parts of the South West Land Division,
western Pilbara, northeast Gascoyne, northern Goldfields and western parts of
Forecast for Monday 23 May
Showers southwest of a line Pardoo to Giles. Heavy falls possible about the
west coast south of Jurien Bay. Possible gusty thunderstorms over western and
southern parts of the South West Land Division, Southern Interior, northeast
Gascoyne, Goldfields and Eucla. Windy over the southern half of the State.
Forecast for Tuesday 24 May
Showers over the northern parts of South West Land Division, southwest
Gascoyne, southern Goldfields and central Pilbara. Showers and thunderstorms
possible over the South Interior, southern parts of the South West Land
Division and Eucla.
Forecast for Wednesday 25 May
Showers over the southern and western parts of the South West Land Division and
Eucla district coast.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Sunday.
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