West Coast District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm CDT on Saturday 23 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A complex low pressure trough over the west of the State will move eastwards across the State during Sunday and Monday, and then move to the east of the State during Tuesday. A tropical low pressure system over the northwest of Western Australia is expected to move eastwards to be over the west of the State on Monday, before moving eastwards over northern parts on Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower west of Nullarbor. The chance of a thunderstorm west of Nullarbor. Winds west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.

Sunday 24 January

Very hot. Humid in the west. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers west of Ceduna in the evening. Winds southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to 22 to 27 with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 42.

Fire Danger - Very High

Sun protection 9:30am to 6:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible late shower. Ceduna 21 36
Very hot. Partly cloudy. Wudinna 28 42
Cloudy. Elliston 24 32
Shower or two developing. Nullarbor 23 37

Monday 25 January

Becoming humid. Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Heavy falls possible east of Ceduna. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h shifting south to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Tuesday 26 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower east of Ceduna in the morning. Winds southerly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

Wednesday 27 January

Partly cloudy. Winds south to southeasterly and light increasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming southerly 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am CDT Sunday.

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