Lower West District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Friday 23 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure is developing south of the State. A surface trough developing off the west coast will deepen further on Saturday and Sunday as a high pressure system moves through the Bight. The trough will move inland on Monday ahead of a weak front that brushes the far southwest coast, and slowly contracts further east on Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Clear. Winds southerly 20 to 30 km/h turning southeasterly in the evening.

Saturday 24 October

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h tending east to northeasterly early in the morning. Gusts of 60 to 70 km/h possible about the Darling Scarp in the morning and again late in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

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

Sun protection 8:20am to 3:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Perth 13 30
Sunny. Mandurah 13 27

Sunday 25 October

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Gusts of 65 to 75 km/h possible about the Darling Scarp in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

Monday 26 October

Sunny. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

Tuesday 27 October

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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