Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Friday 21 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A trough lies from the eastern Pilbara into central Australia.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Clear. Winds northwest to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Saturday 22 November

Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the afternoon and early evening. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southwesterly early in the morning then turning west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 27 with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 42.

Fire Danger
East Pilbara Coast: Very High
West Pilbara Coast: Very High
East Pilbara Inland: Severe
Ashburton Inland: Very High
Exmouth Gulf Coast: High

UV Alert from 7:50 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 17 32
Sunny. Onslow 20 35
Cloud clearing. Karratha 23 36
Partly cloudy. Roebourne 23 40
Partly cloudy. Port Hedland 23 39
Partly cloudy. Marble Bar 27 42
Sunny. Paraburdoo 20 40
Sunny. Tom Price 20 37
Possible shower or storm. Newman 22 39

Sunday 23 November

Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the afternoon. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to 20 to 27 with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 42.

Monday 24 November

Mostly sunny. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to 21 to 26 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Tuesday 25 November

Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to 20 to 26 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

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

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