Onslow Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Wednesday 18 January 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Summary
Max 35
Becoming windy. Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Pilbara area

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers inland, most likely during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Rain and showers heavy at times in the far east. The chance of a thunderstorm, with gusty winds in the south during this afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 38.

Fire Danger
East Pilbara Coast: High
West Pilbara Coast: Very High
East Pilbara Inland: Low-Moderate
Ashburton Inland: Very High
Exmouth Gulf Coast: Very High

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Exmouth 32
Becoming windy. Partly cloudy. Onslow 35
Partly cloudy. Karratha 33
Partly cloudy. Roebourne 36
Partly cloudy. Port Hedland 33
Showers. Possible storm. Marble Bar 36
Shower or two. Possible storm. Paraburdoo 37
Shower or two. Possible storm. Tom Price 34
Showers. Storm likely. Newman 33

Thursday 19 January

Summary
Min 21
Max 36
Cloud clearing.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers inland, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Rain heavy at times in the far east. The chance of a thunderstorm inland. Winds northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 39.

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

Friday 20 January

Summary
Min 23
Max 36
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 10%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers inland, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm inland. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly during the morning then tending west to northwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 41.

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

Saturday 21 January

Summary
Min 22
Max 34
Becoming windy. Partly cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 5%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers inland. The chance of a thunderstorm inland. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 39.

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

Sunday 22 January

Summary
Min 22
Max 34
Partly cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 5%

Monday 23 January

Summary
Min 22
Max 37
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Tuesday 24 January

Summary
Min 25
Max 37
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 20%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13210