Western Australia Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am WST on Tuesday 27 January 2015.

Weather Situation

Northern Western Australia

A low lies over the Gascoyne with a trough extending over the North Interior.

Southern and Central Western Australia

A low lies over the Gascoyne extending a surface trough over the North Interior. Another trough extends from the low down the west coast whilst a ridge lies south of the state. The west coast trough deepens today and Wednesday and then moves inland from the coast later Wednesday into Thursday, but moves back to the west coast on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, eastern Pilbara and Interior, eastern and southern Gascoyne, northern Goldfields, Central West, northern Lower West and northern Central Wheat Belt. Gusty winds possible near thunderstorms in the Gascoyne, Goldfields and Southwest Land Division. Heavy falls possible with thunderstorms in the eastern Gascoyne and northwestern Goldfields.

Wednesday 28 January

Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, eastern Pilbara, eastern and southern Gascoyne, Goldfields, Interior and most parts of the SW Land Division, away from the south coast.

Thursday 29 January

Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, eastern Pilbara, eastern and southern Gascoyne, Goldfields, Interior and most parts of the SW Land Division.

Friday 30 January

Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, Pilbara, Gascoyne, Goldfields, Interior and northern and central parts of the SW Land Division. Isolated showers about southern coastal parts west of Bremer Bay.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm WST Tuesday.

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