Onslow Forecast

View the current warnings for Western Australia

Forecast updated at 5:54 pm WST on Sunday 26 February 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Summary
Possible shower or storm.
Chance of any rain: 30%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers inland, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe with damaging winds inland. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Monday 27 February

Summary
Min 27
Max 36
Showers. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 8 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm, with gusty winds in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

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

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Possible storm. Exmouth 25 38
Showers. Possible storm. Onslow 27 36
Showers. Possible storm. Karratha 27 34
Showers. Possible storm. Roebourne 27 35
Shower or two. Possible storm. Port Hedland 27 35
Showers. Possible storm. Marble Bar 26 36
Showers. Possible storm. Paraburdoo 25 36
Showers. Possible storm. Tom Price 23 32
Shower or two. Possible storm. Newman 24 35

Tuesday 28 February

Summary
Min 26
Max 35
Possible morning storm. Showers.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 3 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the southwest, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

Wednesday 1 March

Summary
Min 26
Max 36
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 5%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the southwest, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

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

Thursday 2 March

Summary
Min 27
Max 39
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Pilbara area

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and evening. Winds southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending southeast to southwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 39 to 44.

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

Friday 3 March

Summary
Min 28
Max 41
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Saturday 4 March

Summary
Min 28
Max 39
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Sunday 5 March

Summary
Min 27
Max 40
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13210