Lower West District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Sunday 19 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system lies in the Bight and extends a ridge over southern parts of the State. On Monday a cold front will approach the west coast during the morning, moving through western and central parts of the South West Land Division in the afternoon and evening. A second cold front with an associated cold pool moves through southern parts on Tuesday and Wednesday, before contracting to the Eucla on Thursday, with a ridge of high pressure rapidly developing in its wake.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Clear. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Monday 20 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening, with gusty winds about the hills. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h shifting west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

Sun protection 10:20am to 2:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Becoming windy. Partly cloudy. Perth 14 25
Partly cloudy. Mandurah 13 21

Tuesday 21 August

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the early morning. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h turning south to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 19.

Wednesday 22 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 17.

Thursday 23 August

Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.

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

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