Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Tuesday 21 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A high lies over southeastern Australia whilst a trough lies off the Pilbara coast. The trough will begin to weaken during Wednesday and gradually contract to the west as another ridge builds over the south of the State during Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the north, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Rain heavy at times. Possible heavy falls. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h.

Wednesday 22 April

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the southeast, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Rain heavy at times. Possible heavy falls. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 25.

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

UV Alert from 9:00 am to 3:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Rain at times. Exmouth 18 27
Rain at times. Onslow 18 26
Rain easing. Karratha 18 24
Rain easing. Roebourne 16 24
Heavy rain easing. Port Hedland 17 24
Rain easing. Marble Bar 13 20
Rain easing. Paraburdoo 12 20
Rain easing. Tom Price 11 18
Heavy rain easing. Newman 9 15

Thursday 23 April

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 27.

Friday 24 April

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Saturday 25 April

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the far west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 29.

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

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