Central Wheat Belt 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. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 16.

Fire Danger
Mortlock: Low-Moderate
Ninghan: Low-Moderate
Avon: Low-Moderate
Jilbadgie: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:50am to 2:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Dalwallinu 16
Partly cloudy. Northam 17
Partly cloudy. Merredin 16
Partly cloudy. Southern Cross 16

Saturday 18 August

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.

Sunday 19 August

Sunny. Winds northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Monday 20 August

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northerly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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