Gascoyne District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Wednesday 12 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A trough extends from the centre of the State through to the Eucla coast and continues to move eastward towards the South Australian border. A dissipating front lies near Perth to Esperance this morning and will weaken over the rest of the day. A strong ridge of high pressure develops in its wake on Wednesday morning. By Thursday, the high pressure system will be well established over the Bight with a trough developing down the west coast. By Friday evening the trough will begin moving inland.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 34 to 40.

Fire Danger
Gascoyne Coast: Very High
Gascoyne Inland: Very High

Sun protection 8:00am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Carnarvon 29
Becoming windy. Sunny. Coral Bay 35
Sunny. Meekatharra 37
Becoming windy. Mostly sunny. Denham 27

Thursday 13 December

Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon. Winds easterly 25 to 40 km/h tending east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching 35 to 44.

Friday 14 December

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h shifting west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 25 with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 43.

Saturday 15 December

Sunny. Winds northwest to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending southwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 41.

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

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