Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Saturday 30 April 2016.

Weather Situation

A trough extends over central parts of the Pilbara with a broad trough developing over the eastern Kimberley during the start of next week.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to northwesterly in the late evening.

Sunday 1 May

Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

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

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Exmouth 18 32
Partly cloudy. Onslow 20 34
Partly cloudy. Karratha 23 33
Partly cloudy. Roebourne 21 34
Partly cloudy. Port Hedland 22 34
Partly cloudy. Marble Bar 22 35
Partly cloudy. Paraburdoo 19 33
Partly cloudy. Tom Price 18 30
Partly cloudy. Newman 19 31

Monday 2 May

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the west, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the afternoon. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly in the middle of the day then tending northwest to southwesterly in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 37.

Tuesday 3 May

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far east in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h tending easterly during the morning then tending northwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 37.

Wednesday 4 May

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting northwesterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

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