Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Sunday 9 October 2022
for the period until midnight WST Wednesday 12 October 2022.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A low pressure trough lies over northern parts of the State and into the inland
Gascoyne. The trough will linger over northern WA today and tomorrow, with a a
new ridge strengthening into the west Pilbara tomorrow. 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 and a trough
lies inland from the west coast. A weak cold front will brush the far southwest
of the State during today. 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 Sunday 9 October
Showers and thunderstorms over the northern Kimberley. Showers southwest of a
line Bunbury to Albany, gradually extending to southwest of Mandurah to
Katanning to Bremer Bay by late afternoon. Possible fog over the Great
Southern, South West, South Coastal, eastern Lower West and southwestern
Central Wheat Belt. Warmer daytime temperatures developing from the inland
Gascoyne through the Goldfields and Eucla.
Forecast for Monday 10 October
Showers and thunderstorms over the northern and central Kimberley. Showers over
western and southern parts of the South West Land Division, far southern
Goldfields and coastal Eucla. Showers most likely over the south coast and
adjacent inland areas. Tending cooler over the Mid West, southern Gascoyne and
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. Possible showers over the South
Interior. Possible frost in the morning over the Great Southern, Central Wheat
Belt and southwest Goldfields. Unseasonably cool maximum temperatures through
central parts of the State.
Forecast for Wednesday 12 October
Showers and thunderstorms over the far northern Kimberley. Showers over
southern parts of the South West Land Division, southern Goldfields, Eucla,
South Interior and far northeast Gascoyne. Possible morning frost over the
Great Southern, far southern Central Wheat Belt and southwest Goldfields.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Sunday.
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