Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Saturday 12 August 2023
for the period until midnight WST Tuesday 15 August 2023.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A weak surface trough lies over northern parts of the State with lighter winds
expected to continue into the weekend.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A low pressure trough extends from the Gascoyne coast and into the South
Interior, moving eastwards on Sunday. Meanwhile, a high pressure ridge is
developing southwest of the State which will move eastwards over the weekend. A
high pressure system embedded in the ridge will move into the Bight by Sunday.
A cold front will begin to move over southwest parts of the State on Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday 12 August
Showers southwest of a line from Shark Bay to Forrest, though more likely over
the eastern Central Wheat Belt, southern Goldfields, South East Coastal
district, west Eucla, and along the south coast. Chance of thunderstorms over
the southern Goldfields and adjacent parts. Mainly light falls, increasing over
the southern Goldfields and western Eucla.
Forecast for Sunday 13 August
Showers and patchy rain over eastern parts of the South West Land Division,
southern Goldfields and Eucla, contract southeast and clearing during the day.
Chance of a thunderstorm over the far southeast Goldfields and eastern Eucla,
clearing during the day. Showers about coastal parts between Shark Bay and
Bremer Bay, clearing north of Cape Naturaliste and east of Albany during the
afternoon. Possible morning fog over inland western parts of the South West
Forecast for Monday 14 August
Showers southwest of a line Lancelin to Albany. Possible isolated showers over
the Eucla. Possible morning fog over inland parts of the South West Land
Forecast for Tuesday 15 August
Showers southwest of Lancelin to Bremer bay and extending to Geraldton to
Esperance by midnight. Possible morning fog over inland northern parts of the
South West Land Division.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Saturday.
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