South East Coastal District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Wednesday 27 May 2020.

Weather Situation

A weakening ridge lies over central parts of the State. A weak cold front will brush the southwest corner of the State tonight into Thursday morning, before a stronger cold front moves across the South West Land Division and adjacent parts during Friday. A new ridge will develop over southern parts of the State during Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Mostly clear. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Thursday 28 May

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning northerly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

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

Sun protection 11:20am to 12:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Esperance 11 22
Partly cloudy. Ravensthorpe 11 20

Friday 29 May

Mostly sunny. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the west, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h turning west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the day then decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Saturday 30 May

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the east, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Possible hail near the coast in the morning. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then turning northwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Sunday 31 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the coast, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.

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

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