Marble Bar Forecast

View the current warnings for Western Australia

Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Saturday 23 March 2019.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Summary
Max 33
Possibly windy. Storm.
Chance of any rain: 95%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the east, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Destructive wind gusts exceeding 130 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Veronica. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 40.

Fire Danger
East Pilbara Coast: Severe
West Pilbara Coast: Severe
East Pilbara Inland: Very High
Ashburton Inland: Severe
Exmouth Gulf Coast: Very High

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible storm. Exmouth 40
Possible storm. Onslow 41
Severe cyclone possible. Karratha 30
Severe cyclone possible. Roebourne 29
Severe cyclone possible. Port Hedland 29
Possibly windy. Storm. Marble Bar 33
Shower or two. Possible storm. Paraburdoo 38
Shower or two. Possible storm. Tom Price 33
Shower or two. Possible storm. Newman 36

Sunday 24 March

Summary
Min 24
Max 25
Cyclone possible.
Possible rainfall: 70 to 200 mm
Chance of any rain: 95%

Pilbara area

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain in the east, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Possible squally thunderstorms. Heavy falls likely in the east with widespread falls of 100-300mm possible. Very destructive wind gusts exceeding 170 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Veronica. Overnight temperatures falling to 23 to 28 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 39.

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

Monday 25 March

Summary
Min 24
Max 29
Possibly windy. Heavy rain.
Possible rainfall: 35 to 120 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Pilbara area

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain in the east, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Possible squally thunderstorms. Heavy falls possible, most likely in central and eastern parts. Damaging wind gusts to 120 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Veronica. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 39.

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

Tuesday 26 March

Summary
Min 23
Max 33
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 3 mm
Chance of any rain: 50%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the north, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 40 km/h tending east to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to 21 to 26 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 38.

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 3:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

Wednesday 27 March

Summary
Min 24
Max 35
Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

Thursday 28 March

Summary
Min 24
Max 37
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Friday 29 March

Summary
Min 23
Max 37
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 0%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13210