Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Thursday 28 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies over southern parts resulting in fresh and gusty easterly winds, easing over the weekend as the high contracts to the east. Gusty easterly winds redeveloping from Sunday evening over the Pilbara and western Kimberley as a new high pressure ridge establishes over southern parts during Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Friday 29 July

Sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

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

Sun protection 9:30am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 18 26
Sunny. Onslow 17 28
Sunny. Karratha 19 24
Sunny. Roebourne 16 30
Sunny. Port Hedland 17 28
Sunny. Marble Bar 16 31
Sunny. Paraburdoo 15 30
Sunny. Tom Price 14 27
Sunny. Newman 11 27

Saturday 30 July

Sunny. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Sunday 31 July

Sunny. Winds southeast to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 33.

Monday 1 August

Sunny. Winds southeasterly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 28.

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

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