Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Monday 17 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A broad trough lies inland from the Pilbara coast and across the Kimberley. Another trough extends from the inland Pilbara across the Interior to a deep low pressure system over the southeast of the State, moving east over the next couple of days.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Clear. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Tuesday 18 December

Sunny. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 35 to 40.

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

Sun protection 7:50am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 18 32
Becoming windy. Sunny. Onslow 20 35
Sunny. Karratha 23 31
Sunny. Roebourne 23 39
Sunny. Port Hedland 21 35
Sunny. Marble Bar 22 40
Sunny. Paraburdoo 19 37
Sunny. Tom Price 19 34
Sunny. Newman 20 36

Wednesday 19 December

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h shifting north to northwesterly in the late morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Thursday 20 December

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending west to northwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 43.

Friday 21 December

Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower inland in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to 20 to 28 with daytime temperatures reaching 38 to 45.

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

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