Southern Cross Forecast

View the current warnings for Western Australia

Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Thursday 23 March 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Summary
Max 28
Cloud clearing.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far southwest in the morning and early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast during the morning and afternoon. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Fire Danger
Mortlock: Low-Moderate
Ninghan: Low-Moderate
Avon: Low-Moderate
Jilbadgie: Low-Moderate

Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 3:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Dalwallinu 26
Possible shower. Northam 25
Partly cloudy. Merredin 27
Cloud clearing. Southern Cross 28

Friday 24 March

Summary
Min 13
Max 28
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 3:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

Saturday 25 March

Summary
Min 15
Max 28
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 60%

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 3:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

Sunday 26 March

Summary
Min 15
Max 26
Partly cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 5%

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far southwest in the morning and afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 3:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

Monday 27 March

Summary
Min 9
Max 24
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Tuesday 28 March

Summary
Min 11
Max 28
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Wednesday 29 March

Summary
Min 13
Max 28
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13170