Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Sunday 30 April 2017.

Weather Situation

Tropical Cyclone Frances lies to the north of the Kimberley and is likely to continue to track west-southwest over open waters well north of the State and slowly weaken. A weak trough lies near the Pilbara coast and Kimberley coast. A high will move into the Bight during Tuesday with a ridge strengthening through the Interior of the State directing fresh and gusty easterly winds over the north of the State.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon then becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 34.

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 9:00am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 32
Sunny. Onslow 33
Sunny. Karratha 32
Sunny. Roebourne 33
Sunny. Port Hedland 32
Sunny. Marble Bar 31
Sunny. Paraburdoo 31
Sunny. Tom Price 28
Sunny. Newman 27

Monday 1 May

Sunny. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.

Tuesday 2 May

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.

Wednesday 3 May

Sunny. Winds southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h tending easterly during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 33.

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

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