Lower West District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Thursday 17 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A weakening ridge of high pressure lies near the south coast. A weak cold front will brush the western south coast on Thursday before a high pressure ridge moves south of the State on Friday and into the Bight on Saturday. A trough will deepen near the west coast on Saturday before moving inland on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Sunny. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending southerly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 25.

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

Sun protection 8:30am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Perth 23
Mostly sunny. Mandurah 20

Friday 18 October

Mostly sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h turning southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Saturday 19 October

Mostly sunny. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.

Sunday 20 October

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h shifting west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

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

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