Goldfields District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Tuesday 6 December 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge will lie to the south of the state throughout the forecast period. A trough over central parts of the state extends northeast into the Interior. The trough will extend a branch towards the west coast early in the week and a low is expected to form within the trough on Wednesday and move south. The trough and low pressure will move inland on Thursday as a new ridge arrives on the west coast from the Indian Ocean.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far south. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 40.

Fire Danger
North Goldfields: High
South Goldfields: High
West Interior: Moderate
South Interior: High
Eucla: High

Sun protection 7:30am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Kalgoorlie 31
Sunny. Leonora 36
Mostly sunny. Laverton 37
Mostly sunny. Leinster 39
Cloudy. Norseman 27

Wednesday 7 December

Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the west. Winds southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h turning easterly 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 38.

Thursday 8 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the southeast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, falling with little or no rainfall in the northwest. Winds east to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 25 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 40.

Friday 9 December

Sunny. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southwesterly during the morning then tending west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 39.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm WST Tuesday.

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