#IDW10100 Western Australia Forecast Issued at 4:45 am WST Friday 26 May 2023
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Saturday 27 May 2023
for the period until midnight WST Tuesday 30 May 2023.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A high pressure system will cross southern parts of the State during the
weekend, reaching South Australia on Monday. Ridging associated with this high
will extend into northern WA into early next week, continuing to direct cool,
dry east to southeasterly winds over the north. The ridge will start to weaken
across the west Pilbara from Monday.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A high pressure centre will move through southern WA during the weekend,
reaching South Australia on Monday. The northern end of a cold front will move
through the Southern Ocean during Saturday. As the ridge weakens along the west
coast early next week, another cold front will approach the southwest corner of
the State during Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday 27 May
A cold morning with areas of frost across the inland South West Land Division,
Goldfields, northwest Eucla and southern South Interior. Possible morning fog
through the Great Southern. Chance of light showers about the south coast to
the west of Bremer Bay. Fresh and gusty winds over the north, mainly in the
morning. Some high cloud through the Central West, Gascoyne and northern
Goldfields with sunny skies for the remainder of southern and central WA.
Forecast for Sunday 28 May
Another cold morning with areas of frost through the inland Lower West,
southeastern parts of the Central West, Central Wheat Belt, Goldfields,
southern South Interior, northern and eastern Great Southern and northern South
East Coastal District. Possible early fog in the Great Southern. Chance of
light showers about the south coast to the west of Esperance with dry weather
expected for the remainder of the State. Mostly cloudy in the South West and
South Coastal Districts, with some high cloud extending through the Central
West, Gascoyne, northern Goldfields and South Interior. Mostly sunny in the
Wheat Belt, southern and central Goldfields, and northern parts of the State.
Forecast for Monday 29 May
Areas of frost over the Wheat Belt, Great Southern, and southern Goldfields.
Possible fog through the western Great Southern and inland parts of the South
West and South Coastal District. Partly cloudy with light showers possible
about the South West Capes; otherwise, dry weather through the remainder of the
State. Maximum temperatures a bit warmer through most of the South West Land
Division but remaining cooler than normal in the north.
Forecast for Tuesday 30 May
Showers increasing as a cold front reaches the southwest part of the State,
with showers extending to be south and west of a line from Hopetoun to
Cunderdin to Kalbarri by late evening. Above-normal maximum temperatures
through most of the South West Land Division in the northerly flow ahead of the
front. Remaining cooler than normal with cold nights in the Kimberley.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Saturday.
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