Central Wheat Belt District

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Forecast updated at 5:26 am WST on Sunday 5 April 2020.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure is strengthening to the south of the State and a strong high will move south of the Bight on Tuesday, strengthening the ridge over southeastern parts of the State. A trough off the west coast will deepen further during Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a light shower in the west, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeasterly in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Fire Danger
Mortlock: High
Ninghan: High
Avon: High
Jilbadgie: High

Sun protection 9:10am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Cloudy. Dalwallinu 28
Cloudy. Northam 26
Cloudy. Merredin 26
Cloudy. Southern Cross 25

Monday 6 April

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the east in the morning and early afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

Tuesday 7 April

Mostly sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.

Wednesday 8 April

Sunny. Winds northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

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