Pilbara District

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Forecast updated at 11:21 am WST on Sunday 5 April 2020.

Weather Situation

A broad low pressure trough extends through the Pilbara and North Interior and will contract north to the Kimberley by Sunday. The trough will move off the west Pilbara coast for a period during the morning over the next few days.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far southwest. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly in the early afternoon then tending east to southeasterly in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 34 to 39.

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 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Exmouth 36
Possible storm. Onslow 34
Partly cloudy. Karratha 35
Partly cloudy. Roebourne 37
Partly cloudy. Port Hedland 37
Partly cloudy. Marble Bar 38
Partly cloudy. Paraburdoo 37
Partly cloudy. Tom Price 33
Partly cloudy. Newman 33

Monday 6 April

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly in the middle of the day then tending northwest to southwesterly in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 35 to 40.

Tuesday 7 April

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the east, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 38.

Wednesday 8 April

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the east, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 37.

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

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