South East Coastal District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Tuesday 27 October 2020.

Weather Situation

The surface trough through the eastern parts of the South West Land Division will move east into the Goldfields and Eucla during today, as a weak cold front reaches the western south coast in the evening. The trough will continue eastwards on Wednesday as a ridge strengthens along the south coast. On Thursday and Friday a high pressure system will move south of the State and a new surface trough will form and deepen near the west coast.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east late this afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly in the early afternoon then tending south to southeasterly in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 38.

Fire Danger
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast: High
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland: High
Esperance Shire Coast: High
Esperance Shire Inland: Very High

Sun protection 8:00am to 3:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Esperance 26
Mostly sunny. Ravensthorpe 32

Wednesday 28 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast east of Esperance, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Thursday 29 October

Cloud clearing. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.

Friday 30 October

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 31.

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

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