Dampier Forecast

View the current warnings for Western Australia

Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Tuesday 24 January 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Summary
Max 32
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 41.

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

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 18 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 39
Sunny. Onslow 35
Partly cloudy. Karratha 33
Partly cloudy. Roebourne 36
Possible shower or storm. Port Hedland 34
Showers. Possible storm. Marble Bar 37
Shower or two. Possible storm. Paraburdoo 39
Showers. Possible storm. Tom Price 36
Shower or two. Possible storm. Newman 34

Wednesday 25 January

Summary
Min 26
Max 34
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 2 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the northeast, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Thunderstorms possible. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 40.

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 17 [Extreme]

Thursday 26 January

Summary
Min 27
Max 34
Showers. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 8 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 35 to 40.

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 4:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 17 [Extreme]

Friday 27 January

Summary
Min 27
Max 35
Showers. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 5 to 20 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 41.

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 18 [Extreme]

Saturday 28 January

Summary
Min 27
Max 33
Possibly windy. Storm likely.
Possible rainfall: 10 to 40 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Sunday 29 January

Summary
Min 27
Max 32
Possibly windy. Storm likely.
Possible rainfall: 15 to 40 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Monday 30 January

Summary
Min 26
Max 31
Possible storm, heavy falls.
Possible rainfall: 8 to 25 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13210