South East Coastal District

View the current warnings for Western Australia

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Tuesday 23 October 2018.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies near the south coast. A cold front approaching WA on Wednesday will weaken as it arrives at the west coast, with little rainfall penetrating inland. A low pressure system will develop over central WA on Wednesday and meander around the interior of the State until the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly clear. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h turning northeasterly in the late evening.

Wednesday 24 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the east. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h shifting south to southwesterly in the late morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

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

Sun protection 8:10am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Esperance 13 24
Partly cloudy. Ravensthorpe 9 23

Thursday 25 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the east in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the morning. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 29.

Friday 26 October

Partly cloudy. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southeasterly during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 31.

Saturday 27 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the morning. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h turning southeasterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.

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

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