South East Coastal District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Monday 10 August 2020.

Weather Situation

A rain band and trough now lie over the east Pilbara extending into the Interior, with a ridge developing over the Gascoyne in its wake. A low pressure system moves south of the State during the early part of this week after which the ridge over northwestern WA extends throughout western and central parts on Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Tuesday 11 August

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Gusty winds near the coast. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning westerly 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 19.

Fire Danger
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast: Low-Moderate
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland: Low-Moderate
Esperance Shire Coast: Low-Moderate
Esperance Shire Inland: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 10:30am to 1:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Esperance 12 17
Shower or two. Ravensthorpe 10 17

Wednesday 12 August

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Thursday 13 August

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.

Friday 14 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

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

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