Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Saturday 8 October 2022
for the period until midnight WST Tuesday 11 October 2022.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A broad area of low pressure lies over northern parts of the State and will
deepen down the Gascoyne coast during the morning, moving inland during the
afternoon and evening. The trough will linger over northern WA on Sunday and
Monday, with a a new ridge strengthening into the west Pilbara on Monday. The
ridge will extend through southern and western parts of the Pilbara as the
trough lies from the central Pilbara coast eastward into the Interior.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A ridge of high pressure lies over southern parts of the State. A high will
move from the Eucla into South Australia today, while a trough is slated to
deepen down the west coast early in the day and then begin moving inland during
the afternoon. A weak cold front will brush the far southwest of the State on
Sunday. On Monday and Tuesday a complex low over the Southern Ocean will send a
series of troughs over the south coast while a high over the Indian Ocean
extends a ridge across the west coast.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday 8 October
Showers and thunderstorms over the northern Kimberley. Light showers developing
about the western south coast between Cape Leeuwin and Walpole in the afternoon
or evening. Areas of morning fog over parts of the inland South West, western
Great Southern and Eucla. Possible frost in the inland South West, Great
Southern, southern Central Wheat Belt, and inland South East Coastal District.
Partly cloudy in the north and east Kimberley and South West with mainly sunny
skies for the remainder of the State.
Forecast for Sunday 9 October
Showers and thunderstorms over the northern Kimberley. Showers southwest of a
line Bunbury to Albany, gradually extending to southwest of Jurien Bay to
Katanning to Hopetoun by late afternoon. Possible fog and frost over the Great
Southern, eastern Lower West and southwestern Central Wheat Belt. Warmer
daytime temperatures developing from the inland Gascoyne through the Goldfields
Forecast for Monday 10 October
Showers and thunderstorms over the northern and eastern Kimberley. Showers over
western and southern parts of the South West Land Division, far southern
Goldfields, Eucla and adjacent South Interior. Showers most likely over the
south coast and adjacent inland areas. Tending cooler over the Mid West,
southern Gascoyne and Goldfields.
Forecast for Tuesday 11 October
Showers and thunderstorms over the northern and eastern Kimberley. Showers
about the west coast south of Jurien Bay, and over the south coastal districts
and southern parts of the Great Southern and Goldfields. Possible frost in the
morning over the Great Southern, Central Wheat Belt, southwest Goldfields and
northern South East Coastal District. Unseasonably cool maximum temperatures
through central parts of the State.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Saturday.
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