Central Wheat Belt District

View the current warnings for Western Australia

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Tuesday 23 October 2018.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies near the south coast. A cold front approaching WA on Wednesday will weaken as it arrives at the west coast, with little rainfall penetrating inland. A low pressure system will develop over central WA on Wednesday and meander around the interior of the State until the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Light winds.

Wednesday 24 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far southwest in the afternoon. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

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

Sun protection 8:20am to 3:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Dalwallinu 7 23
Possible afternoon shower. Northam 7 22
Partly cloudy. Merredin 9 24
Mostly sunny. Southern Cross 9 26

Thursday 25 October

Mostly sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Friday 26 October

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Saturday 27 October

Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

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

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