Goldfields District

No warnings for Western Australia

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Friday 17 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A strong ridge of high pressure lies over the southern parts of the State, with a high developing in the Bight over the weekend. On Monday a cold front will approach western parts during the day, moving through in the afternoon and evening. A second, stronger cold front with an associated cold pool moves through southern parts on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Clear. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h turning southeasterly in the evening.

Saturday 18 August

Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the far south. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning easterly 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 22.

Fire Danger - Goldfields: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:20am to 2:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Kalgoorlie 4 17
Sunny. Leonora 5 21
Sunny. Laverton 5 20
Sunny. Leinster 8 22
Morning frost. Sunny. Norseman 0 17

Sunday 19 August

Sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h turning northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 26.

Monday 20 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far southwest in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far southwest in the afternoon and evening. Winds northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

Tuesday 21 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the far southwest, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far south in the morning. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting westerly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

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

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