Onslow Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Friday 6 March 2015.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Summary
Possible storm.

Pilbara area

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. A thunderstorm likely, with gusty winds and possible heavy falls inland. Light winds.

Saturday 7 March

Summary
Min 24
Max 33
Shower or two. Possible storm.

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls exceeding 60 mm possible in the west. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

UV Alert from 8:40 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Possible storm. Exmouth 24 32
Shower or two. Possible storm. Onslow 24 33
Shower or two. Possible storm. Karratha 26 35
Shower or two. Possible storm. Roebourne 27 37
Shower or two. Storm likely. Port Hedland 26 35
Showers. Possible storm. Marble Bar 26 35
Storms. Possible heavy falls. Paraburdoo 24 33
Storms. Possible heavy falls. Tom Price 22 30
Possible shower or storm. Newman 21 31

Sunday 8 March

Summary
Min 24
Max 33
Shower or two. Possible storm.

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly before dawn then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Monday 9 March

Summary
Min 24
Max 34
Shower or two. Possible storm.

Pilbara area

Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 38.

Tuesday 10 March

Summary
Min 25
Max 35
Sunny morning. Possible storm.

Pilbara area

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the west in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting north to northwesterly during the day then tending northwest to southwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Wednesday 11 March

Summary
Min 27
Max 35
Possible afternoon storm.

Thursday 12 March

Summary
Min 26
Max 36
Partly cloudy.

Friday 13 March

Summary
Min 27
Max 36
Partly cloudy.

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13210