Western Australia Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm WST on Saturday 1 November 2014.

Weather Situation

Northern Western Australia

A broad heat trough lies over the inland Kimberley and across the Pilbara.

Southern and Central Western Australia

A high pressure system lies in the Bight with a surface trough near the west coast. A weak cold front will reach the southwest of the state during Sunday, while the surface trough deepens and moves east through the South West Land Division and Gascoyne. On Monday the surface trough will move into eastern parts of the State, while a ridge of high pressure develops along the south coast. The ridge of high pressure will continue along the south coast during Tuesday before a trough develops inland from the west coast on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley and northeastern Interior.

Sunday 2 November

Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley and northeastern Interior. Showers developing about the southwest Capes and extending to southwest of a line Jurien Bay to Bremer Bay in the evening.

Monday 3 November

Showers over southern and western parts of the South West Land Division and the southern coastal Gascoyne clearing during the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms in the northern Kimberley, southern and central Interior and the adjacent Eucla.

Tuesday 4 November

Showers and thunderstorms in the Kimberley and the north and eastern Interior.

Wednesday 5 November

Showers and thunderstorms in the Kimberley, northern Interior and the eastern Pilbara, mainly afternoon and evening.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am WST Sunday.

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