Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Tuesday 16 August 2022.

Weather Situation

A cloud band extends over the far western Pilbara this evening. A trough near the far western Pilbara on Tuesday morning will slowly move east, whilst a high pressure ridge develops over the south of the State from Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly sunny. The chance of fog in the west early this morning. High (80%) chance of showers in the far west, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest. Winds northwest to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 30s.

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

Sun protection 8:50am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower. Exmouth 26
Mostly sunny. Onslow 28
Sunny. Karratha 28
Sunny. Roebourne 30
Sunny. Port Hedland 31
Sunny. Marble Bar 34
Mostly sunny. Paraburdoo 33
Sunny. Tom Price 29
Sunny. Newman 31

Wednesday 17 August

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far west, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 33.

Thursday 18 August

Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h turning southeasterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 31.

Friday 19 August

Sunny. Winds southeasterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

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

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