Onslow Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Wednesday 16 January 2019.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Summary
Max 40
Mostly sunny.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Pilbara area

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the east most likely in the east. The chance of a gusty thunderstorm inland most likely during this afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly in the middle of the day then increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 40s.

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

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 39
Mostly sunny. Onslow 40
Mostly sunny. Karratha 37
Mostly sunny. Roebourne 41
Mostly sunny. Port Hedland 36
Possible afternoon storm. Marble Bar 43
Possible storm. Paraburdoo 43
Possible storm. Tom Price 39
Possible shower or storm. Newman 42

Thursday 17 January

Summary
Min 27
Max 40
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or gusty thunderstorm in the east, most likely in the afternoon. Winds northwest to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h becoming northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 39 to 44.

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

Friday 18 January

Summary
Min 27
Max 40
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Pilbara area

Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers or a thunderstorm in the east, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day then tending north to northwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 39 to 46.

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

Saturday 19 January

Summary
Min 26
Max 38
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 10%

Pilbara area

Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the northeast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending north to northwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 38 to 45.

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

Sunday 20 January

Summary
Min 25
Max 37
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 10%

Monday 21 January

Summary
Min 25
Max 37
Mostly sunny.
Chance of any rain: 20%

Tuesday 22 January

Summary
Min 25
Max 39
Mostly sunny.
Chance of any rain: 10%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13210