Dampier Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Sunday 26 March 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Summary
Mostly clear.
Chance of any rain: 10%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

Monday 27 March

Summary
Min 26
Max 34
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 50%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h before dawn then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 30s.

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 8:50 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Possible storm. Exmouth 26 36
Shower or two. Possible storm. Onslow 26 36
Shower or two. Possible storm. Karratha 26 33
Shower or two. Possible storm. Roebourne 24 34
Shower or two. Possible storm. Port Hedland 26 34
Shower or two. Possible storm. Marble Bar 25 35
Shower or two. Possible storm. Paraburdoo 23 34
Shower or two. Possible storm. Tom Price 22 31
Possible shower or storm. Newman 22 33

Tuesday 28 March

Summary
Min 26
Max 33
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 6 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 30s.

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

Wednesday 29 March

Summary
Min 26
Max 35
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 in the southwest, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending south to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

Thursday 30 March

Summary
Min 27
Max 36
Possible early storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.2 mm
Chance of any rain: 10%

Pilbara area

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 37.

Friday 31 March

Summary
Min 26
Max 37
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Saturday 1 April

Summary
Min 26
Max 37
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 5%

Sunday 2 April

Summary
Min 25
Max 36
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13210