Central West District

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Forecast issued at 4:44 pm WST on Tuesday 16 January 2018.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system lies off the Lower West coast and will weaken as it nears the coast tonight. A ridge of high pressure will develop along the south coast on Wednesday and Thursday, with a high pressure system moving into the Bight on Saturday. A surface trough will develop inland from the west coast on Friday and extend southwards on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the east. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Wednesday 17 January

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of drizzle. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

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

Sun protection 8:10am to 4:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible drizzle. Kalbarri 21 29
Drizzle at times. Geraldton 19 27
Drizzle at times. Jurien Bay 18 25
Possible drizzle. Morawa 20 29
Drizzle at times. Moora 19 27

Thursday 18 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of drizzle in the morning. Winds southerly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.

Friday 19 January

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning easterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 37.

Saturday 20 January

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower inland. The chance of a thunderstorm inland. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming southerly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to 20 to 25 with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 40.

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

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