South East Coastal District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Wednesday 23 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A deep surface trough will move east of the WA border later on Wednesday. A weak cold front will brush the southwest corner of the State during Wednesday and move into the Bight early Thursday. A ridge of high pressure will then build further over southern WA Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the west during this evening. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 32.

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

Sun protection 8:10am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Esperance 23
Mostly sunny. Ravensthorpe 29

Thursday 24 October

Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning and afternoon, then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.

Friday 25 October

Partly cloudy. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Saturday 26 October

Cloud clearing. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

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

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