Lower West District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Thursday 29 September 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies over the south of the State. A couple of cold fronts move over southwestern parts on Friday, with a trough rapidly deepening through central parts of the State before moving eastwards. A stronger cold front moves through southern parts on Saturday. A high pressure ridge will gradually develop over central parts of the State on Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Friday 30 September

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the south, high (70%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then turning westerly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.

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

Sun protection 9:10am to 3:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
A few showers. Perth 8 19
A few showers. Mandurah 11 18

Saturday 1 October

Partly cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, with gusty winds. Possible small hail in the late afternoon and evening. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the morning then turning southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 19.

Sunday 2 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning, with possible small hail. Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then becoming west to southwesterly and light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.

Monday 3 October

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.

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

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