Lower West District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Thursday 23 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A trough lies inland from the west coast. The trough will move east during Thursday and will remain over central parts of the State for the remainder of the week. A band of rain and thunderstorms linked to a tropical low in the north will result in some heavy rainfall through central and eastern parts of the State over the next couple of days. A cold front will move across southwestern parts of the State on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon. 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 in the low to mid 20s.

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

Sun protection 9:10am to 3:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two clearing. Perth 24
Shower or two. Mandurah 24

Friday 24 March

Partly cloudy. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly in the late afternoon then becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Saturday 25 March

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Sunday 26 March

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning southerly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

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

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