Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Tuesday 21 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is moving slowly east through the Bight tonight and Wednesday. Fresh and gusty east to southeast winds over northern parts will ease on Thursday as a trough develops over the western Pilbara and becomes established on Friday and Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly clear. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h turning southeasterly in the evening.

Wednesday 22 September

Mostly sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 37.

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

Sun protection 8:30am to 3:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Exmouth 20 32
Partly cloudy. Onslow 20 33
Partly cloudy. Karratha 21 34
Partly cloudy. Roebourne 21 36
Mostly sunny. Port Hedland 24 36
Mostly sunny. Marble Bar 21 35
Mostly sunny. Paraburdoo 20 34
Mostly sunny. Tom Price 18 31
Sunny. Newman 13 30

Thursday 23 September

Partly cloudy. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.

Friday 24 September

Sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending northwest to southwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Saturday 25 September

Sunny. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

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

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