Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Friday 26 August 2022
for the period until midnight WST Monday 29 August 2022.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A strong high pressure system in the Bight directs a fresh, dry east to
southeast flow, easing on Friday as the high weakens and moves east. A trough
over the western Pilbara moves eastwards on Friday and Saturday while another
weak trough develops over the Kimberley on the weekend.

Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A strong high pressure system moving east across the Bight extends a firm ridge
over the State. A weak trough near the west coast will move inland on Friday
ahead of a weak cold front across the South West Land Division on Saturday. A
new ridge of high pressure will follow in the wake of the cold front on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday 26 August
Light showers developing about the southwest coast between Margaret River and
Walpole in the evening.

Forecast for Saturday 27 August
Showers southwest of a line Denham to Israelite Bay, more frequent about the
southwest coast. Possible morning fogs over the Central West, Lower West,
Central Wheat Belt and Great Southern districts.

Forecast for Sunday 28 August
Showers over the far western and southern parts of the South West Land
Division, far southern parts of the Goldfields, Eucla and adjacent South
Interior. Possible morning fogs and frost over inland parts of the South West
Land Division.

Forecast for Monday 29 August
Showers over the Southwest, south Coastal and Southeast Coastal districts.
Possible morning frost over inland parts of the Southwest Land Division,
southern Goldfields and Eucla.

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

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