Pilbara District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Tuesday 24 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A broad area of low pressure lies over the Kimberley. A surface trough extends from the central Pilbara into central eastern parts of the State.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the east, most likely during the afternoon and early evening. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

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

Sun protection 8:00am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Exmouth 34
Sunny. Onslow 35
Sunny. Karratha 36
Mostly sunny. Roebourne 40
Mostly sunny. Port Hedland 38
Partly cloudy. Marble Bar 42
Mostly sunny. Paraburdoo 39
Mostly sunny. Tom Price 37
Mostly sunny. Newman 38

Wednesday 25 October

Mostly sunny. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 26 with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 42.

Thursday 26 October

Sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 26 with daytime temperatures reaching 35 to 42.

Friday 27 October

Sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 40.

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

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