Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Sunday 4 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A broad trough extends from the central Pilbara into central parts of WA.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Monday 5 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the far east, most likely in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 25 with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 39.

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

Sun protection 7:50am to 4:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Exmouth 18 34
Mostly sunny. Onslow 20 35
Partly cloudy. Karratha 22 34
Partly cloudy. Roebourne 21 37
Possible afternoon storm. Port Hedland 24 33
Possible shower or storm. Marble Bar 25 38
Sunny. Paraburdoo 21 39
Mostly sunny. Tom Price 20 36
Possible afternoon storm. Newman 24 39

Tuesday 6 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the east, most likely in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly before dawn then tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 41.

Wednesday 7 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the east. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Thursday 8 December

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower inland in the afternoon and evening.The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

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

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