Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Tuesday 30 May 2023
for the period until midnight WST Friday 2 June 2023.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A ridge through central Australia will maintain cooler and drier easterlies
across the north until the middle of the week. Lighter winds and warmer
temperatures return from Thursday, with a more humid flow about coastal
locations. A cooler, drier southeasterly surge will extend across the Pilbara
and North Interior by the weekend.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A high pressure ridge is moving east across southern parts of the state. As the
ridge weakens, a weak trough will move inland across the west coast on Tuesday.
A moderate cold front will approach the southwest Capes on Tuesday night,
moving through the South West Land Division with an associated low pressure
system on Wednesday, before moving east across the Goldfields and Interior on
Thursday. A new ridge will extend over the South West Land Division on Friday
from the west.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday 30 May
Showers increasing about the South West Capes during the morning, extending
along the south and west coasts and adjacent inland later today. Light showers
also south and west of a line from Eneabba to Lake Grace to Salmon Gums. Chance
of a thunderstorm about the southwest coast and adjacent inland areas from late
this morning. Above average 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.
Forecast for Wednesday 31 May
Showers over the South West Land Division, southern Gascoyne, southwest
Goldfields and far western Eucla districts, more frequent in the southwest.
Chance of thunderstorms southwest of a line from Murchison to Balladonia.
Remaining cooler than normal in the north.
Forecast for Thursday 1 June
Showers over the South West Land Division, southeast Gascoyne, southern and
central Goldfields and western Eucla districts, more frequent over the southern
coastal districts. Chance of thunderstorms about the Esperance and southwest
Forecast for Friday 2 June
Showers about the west coast south of Dongara, southern parts of the South West
Land Division, southern Goldfields and Eucla.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Tuesday.
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