Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Wednesday 24 August 2016.
A ridge extends over the south of the State with a high pressure system moving into the Bight by Thursday night. On Friday a trough develops through the Pilbara and Kimberley, with the trough moving east on Saturday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 28.
- 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 3:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]
Thursday 25 August
Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.
Friday 26 August
Sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 32.
Saturday 27 August
Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far west in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 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 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 32.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm WST Wednesday.