Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Saturday 22 October 2022
for the period until midnight WST Tuesday 25 October 2022.

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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A trough lies through inland parts of WA and will remain in place through the
weekend. Another trough moving eastward through the Indian Ocean will cross the
west Pilbara and Gascoyne coast during Sunday and then will contract
southeastward into the Interior on Monday as a ridge strengthens into the
Pilbara. The trough will extend from the Interior through the Pilbara coast on

Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A mid-level trough is moving through the southwest corner of the State, while a
high west of the South West Capes will move eastward through the Southern
Ocean. Another trough will move eastward across the west coast on Sunday. The
trough will move into the Goldfields on Monday, with a weak low developing near
the South West and slowing the eastward progression of the southern end of the
trough. By Tuesday the trough will extend from South Australia back over the
Esperance coast.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday 22 October
A few showers through the southern Goldfields, South East Coastal District and
Eucla, tending more isolated in nature over the Central Wheat Belt, Great
Southern and South Coastal District. Chance of early morning showers in the
Lower West and southern parts of the Central West; otherwise, partly cloudy and
mainly dry through the Central West, Lower West and South West. Very hot over
the northeast Kimberley.

Forecast for Sunday 23 October
Rain increasing during the day south and west of a line from Lancelin to Lake
Grace to Bremer Bay. Possible moderate rainfall, most likely over southern
parts of the Lower West, northern parts of the South West, and the western
Great Southern. Slight chance of embedded thunderstorms within this area.
Chance of showers over the remaining area southwest of a line from Kalbarri to
Kalgoorlie to Israelite Bay. Remaining very hot and sunny over the northeast

Forecast for Monday 24 October
Showers and possible thunderstorms over southern and central parts of the South
West Land Division and the southern Goldfields. Possible moderate rainfall
early in the day across the Great Southern and South Coastal District. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms mainly later in the day through the central and
eastern Goldfields. Isolated high-based showers a cloud band through the
east-central Pilbara and North Interior. Chance of afternoon and evening
thunderstorms over the northeast Kimberley, where very hot conditions will

Forecast for Tuesday 25 October
A few showers over the south coastal districts and southern parts of the Great
Southern. Chance of an early morning shower in the Lower West; otherwise,
partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms through southern parts of
the South Interior with high-based showers possible from a cloud band over the
North Interior and northern South Interior. Hot over the northeast Kimberley
with the chance of an afternoon thunderstorm.

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

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