Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Thursday 3 December 2020.

Weather Situation

A trough over the inland Kimberley extends through the North Interior and to the Pilbara.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower inland, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Friday 4 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly before dawn then tending northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 43.

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

Sun protection 7:50am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 21 39
Possible morning shower or storm. Onslow 25 38
Possible morning shower or storm. Karratha 27 38
Possible morning shower or storm. Roebourne 27 41
Possible early shower or storm. Port Hedland 27 39
Shower or two. Possible storm. Marble Bar 27 40
Possible shower or storm. Paraburdoo 27 40
Shower or two. Possible storm. Tom Price 24 36
Shower or two. Possible storm. Newman 25 36

Saturday 5 December

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 39 to 44.

Sunday 6 December

Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 39 to 45.

Monday 7 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the northeast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 38 to 44.

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

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