Lower West District

View the current warnings for Western Australia

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Friday 24 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A deep trough lies off the west coast and will move east during Sunday and Monday with very hot conditions east of the trough. A new ridge develops southwest of the State behind the trough.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Clear. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Saturday 25 February

Very hot and sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then shifting south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

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

Sun protection 8:50am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Very hot and sunny. Perth 22 40
Sunny. Mandurah 22 36

Sunday 26 February

Sunny. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.

Monday 27 February

Sunny. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Tuesday 28 February

Mostly sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly during the afternoon then tending east to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

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