South Coastal District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Thursday 22 February 2024.

Weather Situation

A trough extends from the northwest of the State into the northern and western Gascoyne and then eastward through the Interior. A high pressure ridge is evident through southern and western WA with the centre of the high expected to move south of the State during Friday. A new trough will deepen down the west coast on Friday before moving inland on Saturday. Ex-Tropical Cyclone Lincoln is likely to redevelop into a cyclone to the north of the Pilbara tonight, and could be near the Gascoyne coast later on Saturday, continuing southeast into the inland Gascoyne or Central Wheat Belt on Sunday. A new ridge will strengthen over southern parts of the State from Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h turning easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Friday 23 February

Partly cloudy. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.

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

Sun protection 8:30am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Becoming windy. Partly cloudy. Albany 17 25
Partly cloudy. Denmark 14 31
Mostly sunny. Mount Barker 13 32

Saturday 24 February

Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the morning and afternoon. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting south to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning then tending south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 31.

Sunday 25 February

Cloudy. Medium chance of showers. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h turning easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Monday 26 February

Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h turning southerly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

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

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