Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Wednesday 16 August 2023
for the period until midnight WST Saturday 19 August 2023.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A low pressure trough extends from the Pilbara to the North Interior which
moves east later today. From Thursday, the low pressure trough will be pushed
north over the Kimberley by a high pressure ridge to the south.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A cold front is moving over the southwest of the State today. A strong high
pressure ridge will follow the front which will dominate the weather pattern
through to at least the weekend, although a weak front will brush the south
coast on Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 16 August
Showers over the South West Land Division, southwestern Gascoyne, southern
Goldfields, southern Interior, and Eucla districts. Showers clearing from the
west, away from the south coast during the day.
Forecast for Thursday 17 August
Showers over the southwestern and southern parts of the South West Land
Division, and along the eastern Eucla coast. Morning frost over the Central
Wheat Belt, northern Great Southern and southwest Goldfields. Windy over the
Pilbara, Gascoyne and Interior.
Forecast for Friday 18 August
Showers south of a line from about Bunbury to Eucla, most likely about the
south coast. Morning fog patches over the the inland Lower West, South West,
Central Wheat Belt, and Great Southern. Windy over the Pilbara, southern
Kimberley, Gascoyne and Interior.
Forecast for Saturday 19 August
Possible light showers southwest of Busselton to Albany. Windy morning over the
Kimberley, Pilbara, Gascoyne and Interior.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Wednesday.
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