Lower West District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Tuesday 6 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A weak cold front approaches from the southwest on Tuesday, moving through the southwestern parts late Tuesday and early Wednesday. A new ridge develops over southern parts of the State during Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Fire Danger
Lower West Coast: Low-Moderate
Lower West Inland: High

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Perth 25
Partly cloudy. Mandurah 24

Wednesday 7 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Thursday 8 December

Sunny. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then turning south to southeasterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Friday 9 December

Very hot and sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northeasterly during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 40.

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

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