Gascoyne District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Friday 7 August 2020.

Weather Situation

A high lies well to the south of the state and will move slowly east over the next few days. A significant cold front and associated middle level cloud band will approach the west coast later on Saturday, moving through the South West Land Division and into the western Goldfields by Sunday evening and into the Eucla on Monday. A cold, gusty and showery west to southwesterly flow will continue in the wake of the front during Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Saturday 8 August

Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the far southwest coast in the late afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Areas of raised dust in the south in the afternoon. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h turning northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.

Fire Danger
Gascoyne Coast: High
Gascoyne Inland: High

Sun protection 9:50am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Carnarvon 14 27
Mostly sunny. Coral Bay 13 25
Sunny. Meekatharra 8 23
Mostly sunny. Denham 14 24

Sunday 9 August

Partly cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Heavy falls possible in the south. Areas of raised dust in the northeast in the afternoon and early evening. Winds north to northeasterly 35 to 50 km/h increasing to 55 km/h before turning west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 27.

Monday 10 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.

Tuesday 11 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the far southwest coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h turning southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.

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

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