Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Thursday 16 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A broad surface trough will lie near the Kimberly and Pilbara Coast during Friday. A high pressure system will strengthen in the Bight over the weekend, with moderate to fresh east to southeasterly winds over Northern parts tending gusty in the mornings. A broad surface trough will develop over the Kimberley and Pilbara during Monday and Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly in the evening.

Friday 17 August

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

Sun protection 9:00am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 13 28
Sunny. Onslow 15 28
Sunny. Karratha 11 28
Sunny. Roebourne 9 31
Sunny. Port Hedland 10 31
Sunny. Marble Bar 10 32
Sunny. Paraburdoo 9 30
Sunny. Tom Price 8 28
Sunny. Newman 6 29

Saturday 18 August

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning easterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 34.

Sunday 19 August

Sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 34.

Monday 20 August

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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