Barrow Island Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Wednesday 21 February 2018.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Summary
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 10%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south. The chance of a thunderstorm inland. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

Thursday 22 February

Summary
Min 25
Max 32
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 10%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm inland. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to northwesterly in the late afternoon then tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 37.

Fire Danger
East Pilbara Coast: Low-Moderate
West Pilbara Coast: High
East Pilbara Inland: Low-Moderate
Ashburton Inland: High
Exmouth Gulf Coast: High

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Exmouth 24 32
Partly cloudy. Onslow 25 33
Partly cloudy. Karratha 26 33
Possible shower. Roebourne 25 35
Shower or two. Port Hedland 25 32
Possible shower or storm. Marble Bar 23 35
Shower or two. Possible storm. Paraburdoo 24 35
Shower or two. Possible storm. Tom Price 22 31
Shower or two. Possible storm. Newman 23 33

Friday 23 February

Summary
Min 25
Max 32
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 20%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then tending west to northwesterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

Saturday 24 February

Summary
Min 25
Max 32
Cloud clearing.
Chance of any rain: 20%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

Sunday 25 February

Summary
Min 25
Max 32
Mostly sunny.
Chance of any rain: 10%

Pilbara area

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the west. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Monday 26 February

Summary
Min 25
Max 32
Mostly sunny.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Tuesday 27 February

Summary
Min 25
Max 32
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Wednesday 28 February

Summary
Min 25
Max 32
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 0%

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am WST Thursday.

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13210