South West District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Thursday 21 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A strong cold front moves over the southwest of the state during Thursday. Another stronger cold front moves through the south of the State on Friday with a windy conditions expected for central and southern parts of the state. Conditions ease on Saturday as a ridge develops over central parts of the State. A low pressure system will approach southwest corner during Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers, becoming less likely this afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Damaging winds possible in the morning and early afternoon. Winds west to northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures around 19.

Fire Danger
Geographe: Low-Moderate
Leeuwin: Low-Moderate
Nelson: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:20am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Possible storm. Bunbury 20
Possible morning storm. Showers. Busselton 20
Possible morning storm. Showers. Margaret River 19
Possible morning storm. Showers. Augusta 20
Showers. Possible storm. Bridgetown 18
Showers. Possible storm. Collie 19
Showers. Possible storm. Manjimup 18

Friday 22 September

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Gusty winds in the morning and afternoon. Heavy falls possible in the east. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h turning westerly 30 to 45 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Saturday 23 September

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Possible hail in the south in the morning. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.

Sunday 24 September

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 17.

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

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