Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Thursday 4 August 2022
for the period until midnight WST Sunday 7 August 2022.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A weak ridge is developing over north western parts of the State and will drift
southwards on Thursday and Friday.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
Another strong cold front is moving over the coastal parts of the Southeast
Coastal district and Eucla today. A ridge will begin to develop over central
and northern coastal parts of the State in the wake of the cold front today.
The ridge will then drift southwards on Friday. Another but weaker cold front
reaches the far southwest corner of the State late Saturday and moves through
the South West Land Division on Sunday.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday 4 August
Winds gradually easing over central and southern parts of the State but
continuing for the early morning periods in the far southeast. Showers over the
South West Land Division, the adjacent Gascoyne, western Goldfields and along
the Eucla coast. Chance of morning thunderstorms over the Lower West and the
adjacent Central West and Southwest districts. Squally thunderstorms along the
coast between Esperance and Eucla.
Forecast for Friday 5 August
Showers near the west coast and far southern parts of the Southwest Land
Division and along the Eucla coast. Morning fog and frost possible over the
Central Wheat Belt, eastern Great Southern and the adjacent Goldfields.
Forecast for Saturday 6 August
Showers west of Geraldton to Lake Grace to Albany and along the remaining south
coastal parts of the State. Chance of thunderstorms over the Lower West, South
West and adjacent South Coastal districts. Morning frost possible over the
northeast Central Wheat Belt, southeast Gascoyne, Goldfields, South Interior
and northwest Eucla. Morning fog over inland parts of the South West Land
Forecast for Sunday 7 August
Showers over the South West Land Division. Morning frost possible over the far
northeast Central Wheat Belt, far northern Southeast Coastal district,
southeast Gascoyne, Goldfields, South Interior and northwest Eucla.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Thursday.
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