Dampier Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Monday 27 January 2020.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Summary
Max 37
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Pilbara area

Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast during this afternoon and early evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east during this afternoon and early evening. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 40 to 46.

Fire Danger
East Pilbara Coast: High
West Pilbara Coast: Very High
East Pilbara Inland: High
Ashburton Inland: Severe
Exmouth Gulf Coast: Severe

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 41
Sunny. Onslow 38
Sunny. Karratha 37
Sunny. Roebourne 42
Mostly sunny. Port Hedland 39
Possible shower or storm. Marble Bar 43
Very hot and sunny. Paraburdoo 46
Sunny. Tom Price 42
Sunny. Newman 42

Tuesday 28 January

Summary
Min 27
Max 35
Mostly sunny.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Pilbara area

Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the afternoon and early evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

Wednesday 29 January

Summary
Min 27
Max 37
Becoming windy. Mostly sunny.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Pilbara area

Very hot. Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

Thursday 30 January

Summary
Min 29
Max 40
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Pilbara area

Very hot and sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to 23 to 29 with daytime temperatures reaching 39 to 46.

Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

Friday 31 January

Summary
Min 27
Max 37
Becoming windy. Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Saturday 1 February

Summary
Min 25
Max 36
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Sunday 2 February

Summary
Min 27
Max 35
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 5%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13210