Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Wednesday 22 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A surface trough lies across the western Kimberley and inland Pilbara and will persist over the next few days. A weak tropical low will move across the far northern Kimberley from Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the northeast during this afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h shifting north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

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

Sun protection 8:30am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 36
Sunny. Onslow 38
Mostly sunny. Karratha 37
Possible shower or storm. Roebourne 39
Partly cloudy. Port Hedland 36
Possible shower or storm. Marble Bar 40
Sunny. Paraburdoo 39
Mostly sunny. Tom Price 36
Mostly sunny. Newman 38

Thursday 23 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Friday 24 February

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Saturday 25 February

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southwest. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest in the morning and afternoon. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

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

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