Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Monday 11 December 2017.

Weather Situation

A broad trough extends from the eastern Gascoyne through the North Interior into the Kimberley. From Wednesday a trough will develop from the Kimberley into the Pilbara before extending into the Gascoyne on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the east. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Tuesday 12 December

Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the east in the afternoon and 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 during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to 20 to 27 with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 42.

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

Sun protection 7:50am to 3:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Exmouth 20 34
Sunny. Onslow 21 33
Sunny. Karratha 24 35
Sunny. Roebourne 24 39
Sunny. Port Hedland 25 37
Possible shower or storm. Marble Bar 26 43
Possible shower or storm. Paraburdoo 24 40
Possible shower or storm. Tom Price 22 37
Possible shower or storm. Newman 25 40

Wednesday 13 December

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the east in the afternoon and early evening. Winds west 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 middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to 22 to 27 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Thursday 14 December

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far east in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the afternoon and evening. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly during the morning then increasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

Friday 15 December

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far east. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

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

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