Central West District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Friday 17 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A weak cold front will brush along the eastern south coast this morning. A strong ridge of high pressure will develop over the south of the State in the wake of the front during the day, with a high developing in the Bight over the weekend. On Monday a cold front will approach western parts during the day.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast and in the south this morning. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 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 9:50am to 2:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Kalbarri 22
Mostly sunny. Geraldton 19
Morning shower or two. Jurien Bay 19
Partly cloudy. Morawa 19
Partly cloudy. Moora 17

Saturday 18 August

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending east to southeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.

Sunday 19 August

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northeasterly during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.

Monday 20 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm WST Friday.

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