Lower West District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Sunday 16 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A deep trough lies inland from the west coast with an embedded low pressure system over the Central Wheat Belt. This low and trough will move eastwards over southern parts of the State during Sunday and reach South Australia late on Monday. A ridge of high pressure will develop over southern parts of the State from late Monday and strengthen further on Tuesday. A trough begins developing down the west coast on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds south to southeasterly 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the late evening.

Monday 17 December

Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the early morning. Winds south to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

Sun protection 7:50am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Perth 15 27
Partly cloudy. Mandurah 17 25

Tuesday 18 December

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Wednesday 19 December

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending south to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Thursday 20 December

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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