Goldfields District

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Forecast updated at 9:26 am WST on Saturday 21 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system in the Bight with a trough deepening off the west coast. A low will form in the trough off the Geraldton coast this morning and move south during the day. The trough and low will move eastwards across southern parts of the State during Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or a thunderstorm in the west in the late afternoon and evening. Gusty winds in the west in the late afternoon and evening. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 36.

Fire Danger - Goldfields: Very High

Sun protection 7:50am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Kalgoorlie 31
Mostly sunny. Leonora 35
Mostly sunny. Laverton 34
Possible late shower or storm. Leinster 36
Possible late storm. Norseman 30

Sunday 22 October

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the far southwest, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Monday 23 October

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the east. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.

Tuesday 24 October

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far southwest. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning west to southwesterly during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 34.

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

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