South East Coastal District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Monday 15 August 2022.

Weather Situation

A cold front will approach the west coast this evening and will combine with a developing cloud band before moving inland on Tuesday. A trough will sweep across the southern parts of the South West Land Division on Wednesday, followed by a strong ridge on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the west later this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Tuesday 16 August

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

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

Sun protection 9:50am to 2:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Rain. Esperance 15 21
Rain. Ravensthorpe 15 19

Wednesday 17 August

Partly cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast east of Esperance. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then turning west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 19.

Thursday 18 August

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers near the coast east of Esperance, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

Friday 19 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the coast east of Esperance, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h tending southwesterly during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.

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

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