Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Wednesday 19 October 2022
for the period until midnight WST Saturday 22 October 2022.

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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A trough lies through the Kimberley and extends down the Pilbara coast. The
southern end of the trough will move inland on Thursday as a new ridge begins
to push in over the west coast.

Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A trough near the west coast will move inland during the afternoon. A low is
expected to form at the base of the trough over the southern Goldfields and
south coast during Thursday. A weak cold front will cross the southwest corner
on Thursday, with shower activity increasing on Friday as a mid-level trough
moves over the area.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 19 October
Isolated showers and thunderstorms over the north and east Kimberley, mainly
during the afternoon and evening. Warm and sunny through the Gascoyne,
Goldfields and South West Land Division. Remaining cooler than normal over the
Interior and Eucla.

Forecast for Thursday 20 October
Tending cooler around the southwest corner of the State with the chance of
showers. Very warm to hot through the inland Gascoyne and Goldfields with fresh
and gusty northeast to northwesterly winds. Also very warm in eastern parts of
the South East Coastal District with a chance of afternoon and evening showers
and thunderstorms. Isolated showers and thunderstorms again in the north and
east Kimberley.

Forecast for Friday 21 October
Showers across much of the South West Land Division, most likely about the west
coast south of Jurien Bay and over the south coast west of Israelite Bay. A
chance of thunderstorms in the northern Kimberley and southeastern Eucla.
Tending cooler through the eastern South West Land Division but temperatures
increasing in the eastern Kimberley.

Forecast for Saturday 22 October
Showers moving over southeastern parts of the State including the southern
Goldfields and South East Coastal District. Isolated thunderstorms in the
northern Kimberley and far eastern parts of the Interior. A fresh and gusty
southeasterly wind surge moving through eastern parts of the State.

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

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