Dampier Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Saturday 24 February 2024.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Summary
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 10%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the far west. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls in the far west. Damaging winds possible in the far west. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

Sunday 25 February

Summary
Min 28
Max 34
Mostly sunny.
Chance of any rain: 10%

Pilbara area

Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the far west, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far east in the afternoon and early evening. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to 23 to 28 with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 44.

Fire Danger
Central Pilbara: Moderate
Hedland: High
Burrup: High
Ashburton Inland: High
Ashburton Coast: High
Exmouth Gulf Coast: High
North Interior: Moderate

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Exmouth 25 33
Partly cloudy. Onslow 26 32
Mostly sunny. Karratha 28 34
Mostly sunny. Roebourne 27 39
Mostly sunny. Port Hedland 27 37
Mostly sunny. Marble Bar 27 43
Sunny. Paraburdoo 25 41
Mostly sunny. Tom Price 21 39
Partly cloudy. Newman 26 41

Monday 26 February

Summary
Min 27
Max 35
Becoming windy. Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Pilbara area

Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the far east in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to 23 to 29 with daytime temperatures reaching 38 to 43.

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

Tuesday 27 February

Summary
Min 29
Max 39
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Pilbara area

Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the east in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to 24 to 29 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

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

Wednesday 28 February

Summary
Min 30
Max 38
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 10%

Pilbara area

Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower inland, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

Thursday 29 February

Summary
Min 29
Max 38
Mostly sunny.
Chance of any rain: 20%

Friday 1 March

Summary
Min 30
Max 37
Mostly sunny.
Chance of any rain: 20%

Saturday 2 March

Summary
Min 29
Max 35
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 20%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13210