Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Wednesday 19 June 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough lies through the west Kimberley and inland Pilbara. A ridge of high pressure will extend off the Pilbara coast late Thursday ahead of a rain band and trough that will move through western parts of the Gascoyne and Pilbara on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Clear. Light winds.

Thursday 20 June

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower, mainly about central parts. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northeasterly in the middle of the day then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

Sun protection 9:30am to 2:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 14 26
Mostly sunny. Onslow 14 26
Possible shower developing. Karratha 14 26
Sunny morning. Shower or two. Roebourne 11 27
Partly cloudy. Port Hedland 13 27
Partly cloudy. Marble Bar 11 28
Sunny. Paraburdoo 10 29
Sunny. Tom Price 10 26
Sunny. Newman 8 27

Friday 21 June

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northeasterly in the early afternoon then tending east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Saturday 22 June

Mostly sunny. High (70%) chance of showers in the far west, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northeasterly during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Sunday 23 June

Mostly sunny. High (80%) chance of showers in the far west, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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