Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Saturday 25 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A broad heat trough lies over the inland Kimberley and across the eastern Pilbara.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Sunday 26 October

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 25 with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 43.

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

UV Alert from 8:10 am to 3:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 16 34
Sunny. Onslow 21 37
Sunny. Karratha 25 39
Sunny. Roebourne 25 43
Sunny. Port Hedland 22 41
Sunny. Marble Bar 25 43
Sunny. Paraburdoo 19 39
Sunny. Tom Price 20 36
Sunny. Newman 20 38

Monday 27 October

Mostly sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to 21 to 26 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Tuesday 28 October

Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Wednesday 29 October

Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to 20 to 25 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

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

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