Gascoyne District

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Forecast issued at 4:44 pm WST on Tuesday 16 January 2018.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system lies off the Lower West coast and will weaken as it nears the coast tonight. A ridge of high pressure will develop along the south coast on Wednesday and Thursday, with a high pressure system moving into the Bight on Saturday. A surface trough will develop inland from the west coast on Friday and extend southwards on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower inland. The chance of a thunderstorm inland. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Wednesday 17 January

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending south to southwesterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 30s.

Fire Danger
Gascoyne Coast: High
Gascoyne Inland: High

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Carnarvon 23 30
Shower or two. Possible storm. Coral Bay 24 34
Showers. Possible storm. Meekatharra 25 35
Partly cloudy. Denham 23 28

Thursday 18 January

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the north, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 30s.

Friday 19 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower inland in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm inland. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly 20 to 30 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 around 40.

Saturday 20 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower inland in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm inland. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to northeasterly during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

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

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