Lower West District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Wednesday 21 February 2018.

Weather Situation

The remnants of Ex-TC Kelvin contracts southeastwards through the Southern Interior and this evening moving off the Eucla coast early Thursday. A broad trough lies near the west coast and will move inland on Friday as a new ridge of high pressure develops along the south coast. Another trough develops near the west coast on Saturday and deepens rapidly before moving east on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

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

Thursday 22 February

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.

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

Sun protection 8:30am to 4:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Perth 18 30
Sunny. Mandurah 19 28

Friday 23 February

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a morning shower near the coast. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then increasing to 35 km/h before turning southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Saturday 24 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the north, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds southeasterly 20 to 25 km/h turning east to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Sunday 25 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers and thunderstorms. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h shifting west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 20s.

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

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