Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Saturday 5 August 2023
for the period until midnight WST Tuesday 8 August 2023.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A high pressure ridge will increase the dry east to southeasterly flow over
northern parts of the State during the weekend and into early next week. A weak
trough will gradually develop near the west Pilbara coast today, deepening
southward, along the west coast on Sunday.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A strong high pressure ridge will dominate the weather pattern across the State
through to Monday. A weak trough will deepen southward, along the west coast on
Sunday, then the next cold front is expected to reach the lower west coast on
Monday night or Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday 5 August
Areas of frost over the inland South West Land Division, Goldfields and inland
Eucla and southern South Interior. Generally dry weather across the State with
mostly sunny conditions over central and northern WA and partly cloudy skies in
the south. Fresh and gusty winds in the north, mainly in the morning.
Forecast for Sunday 6 August
Areas of frost over the inland southern South West Land Division and far
southern Goldfields. Windy over northern parts, mostly in the morning. Partly
to mostly sunny throughout the South West Land Division, Gascoyne and
Forecast for Monday 7 August
Showers developing southwest of a line from Mandurah to Israelite Bay during
the afternoon and evening. Chance of thunderstorms in the Great Southern, South
Coastal District and South East Coastal District. Fresh and gusty winds in the
morning through northern parts of the State.
Forecast for Tuesday 8 August
Showers extending through the South West Land Division to reach the southwest
Gascoyne, southern and western Goldfields and western Eucla in the afternoon
and evening. Showers most widespread over the Lower West, South West, Great
Southern and South Coastal District with moderate falls possible in the Lower
West and South West. Chance of thunderstorms in the South West and South
Coastal District. Not as windy in the morning through northern parts of the
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Saturday.
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