Dampier Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Saturday 25 February 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Summary
Clear.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Pilbara area

Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southwest, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

Sunday 26 February

Summary
Min 27
Max 37
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 5%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the northeast, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 42.

Fire Danger
East Pilbara Coast: Low-Moderate
West Pilbara Coast: Low-Moderate
East Pilbara Inland: Low-Moderate
Ashburton Inland: Low-Moderate
Exmouth Gulf Coast: Low-Moderate

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower or storm. Exmouth 26 39
Possible shower or storm. Onslow 27 38
Mostly sunny. Karratha 27 37
Possible shower or storm. Roebourne 26 39
Shower or two. Possible storm. Port Hedland 27 38
Showers. Possible storm. Marble Bar 27 38
Possible shower or storm. Paraburdoo 26 40
Possible shower or storm. Tom Price 24 37
Possible afternoon storm. Newman 24 39

Monday 27 February

Summary
Min 26
Max 34
Showers. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 8 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

Tuesday 28 February

Summary
Min 27
Max 34
Possible shower or storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.4 mm
Chance of any rain: 40%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

Wednesday 1 March

Summary
Min 27
Max 36
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 10%

Pilbara area

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower inland in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Thursday 2 March

Summary
Min 28
Max 38
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 10%

Friday 3 March

Summary
Min 29
Max 38
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 5%

Saturday 4 March

Summary
Min 27
Max 37
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 10%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13210