Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Saturday 20 October 2018.

Weather Situation

A trough lies inland of the Pilbara coast and into the southern Kimberley. A strong ridge of high pressure will develop over the Western Pilbara later on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Clear. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Sunday 21 October

Sunny. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 41.

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

Sun protection 7:50am to 3:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 15 33
Sunny. Onslow 18 35
Sunny. Karratha 19 35
Sunny. Roebourne 17 39
Sunny. Port Hedland 18 38
Sunny. Marble Bar 20 41
Sunny. Paraburdoo 17 38
Sunny. Tom Price 17 35
Sunny. Newman 19 38

Monday 22 October

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly in the early afternoon then tending southeast to southwesterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 35 to 41.

Tuesday 23 October

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly during the morning then tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 42.

Wednesday 24 October

Sunny. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 41.

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

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