Central West District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Thursday 22 August 2019.

Weather Situation

A cold front will move through the South West Land Division Thursday night and Friday morning. A new high pressure ridge develops near the south coast in the wake of the front over the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south. The chance of a thunderstorm. Gusty winds near the coast later this evening. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Friday 23 August

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.

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 9:40am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Early rain at times. Kalbarri 12 21
Rain easing. Geraldton 10 19
Possible early storm. Rain. Jurien Bay 11 18
Early rain at times. Morawa 9 18
Possible early storm. Rain. Moora 8 16

Saturday 24 August

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.

Sunday 25 August

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Monday 26 August

Mostly sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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