Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Monday 2 October 2023
for the period until midnight WST Thursday 5 October 2023.
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Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
A broad low pressure trough extends over the Kimberley and eastern Pilbara
while a ridge extends from the Indian Ocean into the west Pilbara and adjacent
waters. A relatively strong cold front will sweep through southern WA today,
followed by a strong ridge building eastward. This ridge will push the trough
off the Pilbara coast and bring a fresh surge of southeasterly winds on Tuesday
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A strong cold front will sweep through southern and central parts of the State
during today. A strong ridge will become established across much of the State
in the wake of this front.
Forecast for the rest of Monday 2 October
Showers over the South West Land Division, far southern Gascoyne, southwest
Goldfields and western Eucla, most frequent with chance of gusty thunderstorms
and possible small hail about the southwest and south coasts. Much cooler than
normal and windy across southern WA and trending cooler through central and
western parts of the State.
Forecast for Tuesday 3 October
Showers about the south coastal districts, mainly during the morning except
along the Eucla coast. Possible morning frost in the Great Southern and
southern parts of the Wheat Belt. Fresh and gusty winds in the morning through
central parts of the State, as well as the Pilbara and North Interior. Cooler
than normal through much of the State bar the Kimberley and northeast Pilbara.
Forecast for Wednesday 4 October
Possible light shower over the far southwest of the State. Possible morning
frost over the southwestern Goldfields and far eastern Great Southern. Apart
from the northern Kimberley, fresh and gusty winds in the morning through the
northern parts of the State.
Forecast for Thursday 5 October
Apart from isolated showers or thunderstorms over the northern Kimberley and a
possible light shower along the Albany Coast, the remainder of the State will
remain dry. Fresh and gusty winds in the morning through the Interior, eastern
Pilbara, and southern Kimberley.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Monday.
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