Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Thursday 31 August 2023
for the period until midnight WST Sunday 3 September 2023.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A ridge extending into northern parts of the state today and Friday will bring
a return of fresh and gusty easterly winds. Winds will ease on Saturday as the
ridge begins to weaken and moves east.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A high pressure centre is moving south of the state into Bight waters with a
surface trough forming down the west coast, bringing very warm, dry conditions
to much of the South West Land Division. The trough and warmer temperatures
will move inland on Friday ahead of a weak cold front moving over southwestern
parts of the South West Land Division, followed by another cold front Saturday
night into Sunday.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday 31 August
Sunny. Morning fog and frost patches over eastern parts of South East Coastal
district, Eucla and adjacent Goldfields. Warm to hot over western parts. Windy
over northern and western parts.
Forecast for Friday 1 September
Showers developing southwest of Perth to Walpole in the morning, extending to
southwest of Kalbarri to Hopetoun for a period in the afternoon and evening.
The chance of thunderstorms south of a line Augusta to Katanning to Bremer Bay,
most likely in the afternoon and evening. Morning fog patches over the South
West district. Windy over northern and central parts.
Forecast for Saturday 2 September
Showers southwest of Geraldton to Moora to Albany, with possible light showers
extending to southwest of Kalbarri to Merredin to Hopetoun for a period during
the day. Showers increasing south west of Perth to Albany during the evening.
Sunny over the remainder of the state.
Forecast for Sunday 3 September
Showers over the Lower West and southern coastal districts of the South West
Land division, with a period of showers extending through remaining parts of
the South West Land Division, southwest Gascoyne and southwest Goldfields.
Showers contracting to coastal parts between Perth to Esperance by evening.
Light falls over inland parts.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Thursday.
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