South West District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Thursday 22 August 2019.

Weather Situation

A cold front will move through the South West Land Division Thursday night and Friday morning. A new high pressure ridge develops near the south coast in the wake of the front over the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm near the Southwest Capes later this evening. Winds northwesterly 20 to 25 km/h turning southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Friday 23 August

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Possible small hail. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending south to southwesterly in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 15.

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

Sun protection 10:30am to 2:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible morning storm. Rain. Bunbury 7 15
Possible morning storm. Showers. Busselton 6 15
Possible morning storm. Showers. Margaret River 7 14
Possible morning storm. Showers. Augusta 9 14
Possible morning storm. Rain. Bridgetown 5 13
Possible morning storm. Rain. Collie 4 14
Possible morning storm. Showers. Manjimup 6 12

Saturday 24 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the north. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

Sunday 25 August

Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Monday 26 August

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the south coast. Areas of morning frost in the north. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.

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

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