Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Thursday 26 January 2023
for the period until midnight WST Sunday 29 January 2023.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A broad area of low pressure persists across the Pilbara, North Interior and
Kimberley. A weak tropical low off the north Kimberley coast is moving west to
southwest and then south on Friday to lie off the far east Pilbara and west
Kimberley coasts. It may move close to the coast over the weekend but will
gradually dissipate. It is not expected to become a Tropical Cyclone.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A ridge extends across the southwest coast, but will weaken on Thursday as a
west coast trough redevelops. The west coast trough will move inland on Friday
ahead of a cold front across the south coast, followed by a firm ridge of high
Forecast for the rest of Thursday 26 January
Showers and gusty thunderstorms over the Kimberley, Pilbara, northern parts of
the Interior, inland Gascoyne, northeast parts of Central West, western
Goldfields and northeastern parts of Central Wheat Belt. Very hot through
inland Central West and northern parts of the Central Wheat Belt.
Forecast for Friday 27 January
Showers and gusty thunderstorms over the Kimberley, Pilbara, Interior, eastern
Gascoyne, Goldfields, eastern South East Coastal and Eucla. Light showers south
of a line from Bunbury to Esperance with the slight chance extending as far
north as Perth.
Forecast for Saturday 28 January
Showers and gusty thunderstorms over the Kimberley, Pilbara, Interior, and
Forecast for Sunday 29 January
Showers and gusty thunderstorms over the Kimberley, Pilbara, Interior, east
Gascoyne, eastern Central Wheat Belt and north and west Goldfields.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Thursday.
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