Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Sunday 17 November 2019.

Weather Situation

A broad trough lies over the Kimberley and Pilbara.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west early this evening. Winds northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Monday 18 November

Very hot and sunny. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to northeasterly in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 42 to 47.

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

Sun protection 7:50am to 3:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 21 39
Sunny. Onslow 23 40
Sunny. Karratha 23 39
Sunny. Roebourne 22 44
Sunny. Port Hedland 21 43
Very hot and sunny. Marble Bar 24 46
Sunny. Paraburdoo 23 44
Sunny. Tom Price 21 41
Sunny. Newman 21 43

Tuesday 19 November

Very hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

Wednesday 20 November

Mostly sunny. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 25 with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 43.

Thursday 21 November

Sunny. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 26 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

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

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