Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Wednesday 13 September 2023
for the period until midnight WST Saturday 16 September 2023.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A ridge extends over the Kimberley and North Interior from a high pressure
system over the southeast of the continent, resulting in a fresher southeast to
northeast flow. The ridge will move east on Thursday. Lighter winds expected
over the Pilbara as a result of a near stationary trough over the western
Pilbara. The trough will move slowly east during Wednesday and Thursday.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A trough over inland South West Land Division is moving east. A strong cold
front will sweep across southern WA today and will bring strong to damaging
winds, widespread showers and gusty thunderstorms. The front will weaken over
inland southern WA tonight. A weak ridge will develop through the Gascoyne on
Thursday, followed by a weak cold front about the southwest coast on Friday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 13 September
Showers, with gusty thunderstorms, possibly severe, over the South West Land
Division, southern Gascoyne and Goldfields. Heavy falls possible about the
Lower West and South West districts. Possible showers over the far northern
Kimberley, Eucla and far western parts of the South Interior. Windy over the
southern half of the State, with very windy conditions in the southwest,
particularly around western coastal parts. Fresh and gusty winds in the morning
through western Kimberley, North Interior and western Pilbara. Patchy morning
fog through inland parts of the South West Land Division.
Forecast for Thursday 14 September
Showers over central and southern parts of South West Land Division, clearing
from inland parts and the south coast east of Albany during morning. Showers,
and the chance of gusty thunderstorms over the Goldfields, eastern South East
Coastal, and Eucla districts contracting eastwards to be east of the WA/SA
border by the afternoon. Windy through southeast Gascoyne, Goldfields, South
East Coastal, South Coastal, Eucla and southern parts of the South Interior,
easing in the afternoon.
Forecast for Friday 15 September
Showers southwest of a line Jurien Bay to Lake Grace to Bremer Bay.
Forecast for Saturday 16 September
Showers southwest of a line Lancelin to Lake Grace to Hopetoun. Morning fog
across western and central parts of the South West Land Division.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Wednesday.
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