Lower West District

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Forecast updated at 5:04 pm WST on Monday 18 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A strong ridge of high pressure lies southeast of the State. The ridge will continue to contract slowly east during Monday as a trough deepens off the the west coast. The trough will move inland from late Tuesday into Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the north, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon.

Tuesday 19 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm, clearing later in the day. Winds northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h shifting west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Fire Danger
Lower West Coast: High
Lower West Inland: Very High

Sun protection 8:10am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Perth 23 34
Partly cloudy. Mandurah 23 31

Wednesday 20 January

Cloud clearing. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Thursday 21 January

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 37.

Friday 22 January

Very hot and sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 40.

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

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