South East Coastal District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Saturday 21 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system in the Bight with a trough deepening off the west coast. A low will form in the trough off the Geraldton coast this morning and move south during the day. The trough and low will move eastwards across southern parts of the State during Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the west during this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm late this afternoon and evening. Winds northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning easterly in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 30.

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

Sun protection 8:10am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Esperance 25
Possible late shower. Ravensthorpe 29

Sunday 22 October

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning easterly in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Monday 23 October

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast east of Esperance in the morning. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning southerly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

Tuesday 24 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then turning south to southeasterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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