South East Coastal District

No warnings for Western Australia

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Friday 17 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A strong ridge of high pressure lies over the southern parts of the State, with a high developing in the Bight over the weekend. On Monday a cold front will approach western parts during the day, moving through in the afternoon and evening. A second, stronger cold front with an associated cold pool moves through southern parts on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds.

Saturday 18 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the west. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

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

Sun protection 10:10am to 1:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Cloudy. Esperance 7 16
Cloud clearing. Ravensthorpe 3 16

Sunday 19 August

Sunny. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Monday 20 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Tuesday 21 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting westerly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 22.

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

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