Gascoyne District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Sunday 26 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure is situated south of the State and a broad trough lies inland from the west coast. The trough will deepen further on Monday and Tuesday, dragging a very hot airmass south. The trough will move east later on Tuesday and Wednesday ahead of a cold front that will reach the southwest corner Wednesday night.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Very hot. Clear. Winds northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Monday 27 January

Very hot and sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly in the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 42 to 47.

Fire Danger
Gascoyne Coast: Extreme
Gascoyne Inland: Severe

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Carnarvon 24 34
Sunny. Coral Bay 25 41
Sunny. Meekatharra 27 43
Sunny. Denham 24 32

Tuesday 28 January

Very hot and sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon then tending southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 40s.

Wednesday 29 January

Very hot and mostly sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to 21 to 27 with daytime temperatures reaching 40 to 45.

Thursday 30 January

Mostly sunny. Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 27 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 41.

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

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