Gascoyne District

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Forecast updated at 8:32 pm WST on Thursday 1 December 2022.

Weather Situation

A trough is moving over the eastern Goldfields and the far eastern South West Land Division during the remainder of Thursday and then into the Interior and Eucla by Friday. Over the weekend the trough will become stagnant over the South Interior. A weak high pressure ridge lies over southwest parts of the State but a trough will develop back over southern parts of the South West Land Division on Friday and Saturday. A weak cold front brushes the far southwest coast on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the far northeast. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Friday 2 December

Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the east. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 25 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Fire Danger
Gascoyne Coast: High
Gascoyne Inland: Moderate
Yalgar: Moderate
North Goldfields: High
West Interior: Moderate

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Carnarvon 19 28
Sunny. Coral Bay 18 32
Mostly sunny. Meekatharra 23 40
Mostly sunny. Denham 17 27

Saturday 3 December

Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the east in the afternoon and evening. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day then tending south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 27 with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 42.

Sunday 4 December

Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the east in the afternoon and evening. Winds southerly 20 to 30 km/h turning southwesterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 27 with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 42.

Monday 5 December

Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the east in the afternoon and evening. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 27 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

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

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