South Coastal District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Tuesday 6 December 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge will lie to the south of the state throughout the forecast period. A trough over central parts of the state extends northeast into the Interior. The trough is extending a branch towards the west coast and a low is expected to form within the trough on Wednesday and move south. The trough and low pressure system will move inland on Thursday as a new ridge arrives on the west coast from the Indian Ocean. A weak cold front will brush past the southwest coast on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Wednesday 7 December

Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning easterly 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.

Fire Danger
Stirling North: Moderate
Stirling West: Moderate
Stirling Coast: Moderate
Fitzgerald Coast: Moderate
Fitzgerald Inland: Moderate

Sun protection 7:50am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Cloudy. Albany 13 19
Partly cloudy. Denmark 10 21
Partly cloudy. Mount Barker 9 21

Thursday 8 December

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h turning south to southeasterly in the late morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

Friday 9 December

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Saturday 10 December

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.

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

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