Western Australia Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm WST on Friday 20 October 2017.

Weather Situation

Northern Western Australia

A surface trough extends from the inland Kimberley through to the Pilbara coast.

Southern and Central Western Australia

A high pressure system in the Bight with a trough deepening off the west coast. A low will form in the trough off the Geraldton coast on Saturday morning and move south during the day. The trough and low will move eastwards across southern parts of the State during Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Showers and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley.

Saturday 21 October

Showers and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley. Showers and thunderstorms over the Gascoyne and northern and western parts of the South West Land Division, extending into the eastern Pilbara, western Goldfields and remaining parts of the South West Land Division during the afternoon and evening.

Sunday 22 October

Showers and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley, mostly in the afternoon and evening. Showers and thunderstorms over the central and eastern Gascoyne, South West Land Division and Goldfields, extending into the western Interior and Eucla during the afternoon and evening while clearing from areas near the west coast.

Monday 23 October

Showers and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley, eastern Pilbara, South Interior, eastern Goldfields and Eucla, mostly in the afternoon and evening. Showers possible over southern parts of the South West Land Division.

Tuesday 24 October

Showers and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley, eastern Pilbara, and Interior, mostly in the afternoon and evening. Showers possible over southern parts of the South West Land Division.

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

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