Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Wednesday 12 October 2022
for the period until midnight WST Saturday 15 October 2022.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A low pressure trough extends from the inland central parts of the Pilbara into
the Interior, while a new ridge builds across the south of the State. This
ridge will bring a surge of fresh and gusty south to southwesterly winds over
the west Pilbara on Wednesday, before tending southeast and extending to the
remaining Pilbara and southwestern Kimberley on Thursday and Friday.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A high over the Indian Ocean extends a ridge across the west coast. The ridge
will extend further eastwards on Thursday and move south of the State on Friday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 12 October
Showers over southern parts of the South West Land Division, southern
Goldfields, Eucla and South Interior. Chance of thunderstorms over the southern
Goldfields, southeast Central Wheat Belt, eastern Great Southern, South East
Coastal, and Eucla. Unseasonably cool maximum temperatures through central
parts of the State.
Forecast for Thursday 13 October
Possible light showers near the south coast and more likely over the South
Interior and Eucla coast. Morning frost over the Great Southern, Central Wheat
Belt, northeast parts of the Southwest district and the southwest Goldfields.
Windy morning over the Pilbara, southwest Kimberley and North Interior.
Forecast for Friday 14 October
Showers and thunderstorms returning to the far north Kimberley. Showers
southwest of Bunbury to Bremer Bay. Windy morning over the Pilbara, southwest
Kimberley and North Interior. Possible morning frost over the Great Southern,
Central Wheat Belt, northern Southeast Coastal district, the adjacent
Goldfields and Eucla.
Forecast for Saturday 15 October
Showers and thunderstorms over the northern and eastern Kimberley, and the
eastern North Interior. Showers southwest of Bunbury to Esperance.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Wednesday.
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