Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Saturday 4 February 2023
for the period until midnight WST Tuesday 7 February 2023.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A broad area of low pressure lies over northern parts of the State. A ridge
strengthening to the south will bring a dry southeasterly surge into the inland
Kimberley, pushing the trough closer to the north coast, where it is expected
to lie into the early part of next week.

Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A high pressure system will move into the Bight during the weekend, and its
associated ridging will weaken across the southern part of WA. A trough near
the west coast will deepen into the southwest corner today, then begin to move
slowly inland on Sunday. The trough will continue to drift slowly eastward
through the inland South West Land Division on Monday and Tuesday as a new
ridge strengthens across the west coast and over the western part of the south

Forecast for the rest of Saturday 4 February
Hot conditions across the western part of the State and tending hotter into the
South West. Showers and gusty thunderstorms over the northern and western
Kimberley, central and western Pilbara, Gascoyne, and the northern half of the
Central West forecast district. Fresh and gusty winds in the morning over the
Darling Scarp and across the Central West and southern Gascoyne.

Forecast for Sunday 5 February
Showers and gusty thunderstorms over the northern and western Kimberley,
Pilbara, and northern and western Gascoyne. Very hot over inland parts of South
West Land Division, and tending hotter in the Goldfields and South East Coastal

Forecast for Monday 6 February
Showers and gusty thunderstorms over the Pilbara. Chance of showers and storms
over the northern inland Gascoyne and the northern and western Pilbara.
Possible high-based thunderstorms over the eastern Great Southern, southeastern
Wheat Belt, southwestern Goldfields, South Coastal District, and South East
Coastal District. Very hot in the northern Great Southern, Central Wheat Belt
and Goldfields.

Forecast for Tuesday 7 February
Slight chance of thunderstorms over the northwest Kimberley. Possible isolated
showers over the inland northern Pilbara. Very hot in the Central Wheat Belt,
Great Southern and Goldfields.

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

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