Central West District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Wednesday 5 August 2020.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system lies just to the southeast of the State. A high pressure system will move south of the State on Thursday and Friday, with an onshore flow persisting over southern parts. A significant cold front will approach the west coast later on Saturday, moving over all parts of the South West Land Division and into the western Goldfields by the evening on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Mostly clear. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h turning southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Thursday 6 August

Partly cloudy. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.

Fire Danger
Coastal Central West - North: Low-Moderate
Inland Central West - North: Low-Moderate
Coastal Central West - South: Low-Moderate
Inland Central West - South: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 10:00am to 2:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Kalbarri 10 24
Sunny. Geraldton 10 21
Mostly sunny. Jurien Bay 9 20
Partly cloudy. Morawa 7 19
Partly cloudy. Moora 7 17

Friday 7 August

Partly cloudy. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon then becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.

Saturday 8 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast in the evening. Winds easterly 20 to 25 km/h turning northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.

Sunday 9 August

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Heavy falls possible. Winds north to northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h increasing to 50 km/h before turning northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h during the morning, then decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.

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

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