Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Forecast
Issued at 4:45 am WST on Sunday 29 October 2023
for the period until midnight WST Wednesday 1 November 2023.
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210* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts.
Weather Situation – Northern Western Australia
An offshore trough will move over the Pilbara and the Kimberley as a ridge
through central Australia weakens today. Day time sea breezes will become
prominent as a broad area of low pressure develops over inland areas in coming
days, eroding the dry air over the northern districts.
Weather Situation – Southern and Central Western Australia
A patchy cloud band extending from the southern Pilbara to the South Interior
will slowly contract east over the next few days. A weak cold front will brush
past the south coast today as a ridge over the southeast of the state moves
east. A new ridge will extend over the southwest coast later today and extend
over southern districts on Monday. A trough will begin to develop down the west
coast as early as Monday and deepen on subsequent days next week.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday 29 October
Showers developing south of a line from Swanbourne to Lake Grace to Eyre.
Chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall over the South Interior.
Very hot across northern and central parts of the State. Windy over Eucla,
adjacent South Interior and Gascoyne coast. Areas of smoke haze over the
Kimberley, adjacent Pilbara and northern parts of North Interior.
Forecast for Monday 30 October
Possible light showers over the southern coast districts, isolated afternoon
shower possible over the far north Kimberly coast. Chance of a thunderstorm
with little or no rainfall over the South Interior. Very hot across northern
parts of the State. Windy over central parts of the State. Patchy morning frost
over the western parts of the Great Southern.
Forecast for Tuesday 31 October
Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms in the northern Kimberley. Chance
of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall over northern parts of the South
West Land Division and adjacent Gascoyne. Windy over central and southwestern
parts of the State. Very hot over the north of the State, temperatures
increasing near the west coast.
Forecast for Wednesday 1 November
Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms in the northern Kimberley. Showers
with the chance of a thunderstorm over northern parts of the South West Land
Division, adjacent Gascoyne, southern Goldfields, Eucla and adjacent South
Interior. Very hot over the north of the State, warm to hot across the northern
and central parts of the South West Land Division. Windy over central and
southern parts of the State.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Sunday.
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