Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Wednesday 24 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A ridge extends over the south of the State with a high pressure system moving into the Bight by Thursday night. On Friday a trough develops through the Pilbara and Kimberley, with the trough moving east on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 28.

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

Sun protection 9:00am to 3:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 24
Sunny. Onslow 26
Sunny. Karratha 26
Sunny. Roebourne 27
Sunny. Port Hedland 28
Sunny. Marble Bar 27
Sunny. Paraburdoo 24
Sunny. Tom Price 22
Sunny. Newman 22

Thursday 25 August

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

Friday 26 August

Sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 32.

Saturday 27 August

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far west in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 32.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm WST Wednesday.

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