Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Sunday 20 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A surface trough lies over the Kimberley, with a ridge of high pressure developing over southern parts of the State. A trough will form over the western Pilbara on Monday and persist for the next few days.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Clear. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Monday 21 August

Mostly sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.

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 9:10am to 3:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Exmouth 16 26
Partly cloudy. Onslow 16 28
Sunny. Karratha 17 29
Sunny. Roebourne 14 32
Sunny. Port Hedland 17 32
Sunny. Marble Bar 15 33
Partly cloudy. Paraburdoo 11 32
Partly cloudy. Tom Price 12 29
Mostly sunny. Newman 8 28

Tuesday 22 August

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a light shower in the far west. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly in the early afternoon then tending southeast to southwesterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.

Wednesday 23 August

Sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending southeast to southwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 37.

Thursday 24 August

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly during the day then tending southeast to southwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 37.

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

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