Western Australia Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm WST on Saturday 28 March 2015.

Weather Situation

Northern Western Australia

Moderate to fresh easterly winds across the Pilbara and Kimberley for the next few days. Rainfall will increase over the western Pilbara on Monday.

Southern and Central Western Australia

A weak cold front will reach the western south coast Saturday evening. A trough will develop near the west coast on Sunday. Rain developing over western districts on Monday from middle level cloud streaming in from the northwest. The surface trough will move through eastern parts of the South West Land Division and Goldfields during Tuesday, with rain extending to central and eastern parts of the South West Land Division and Goldfields before contracting southeast. A new ridge establishes south of the State on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Showers and thunderstorms over areas northeast of a line from Carnarvon to Eyre. Showers near the western south coast.

Sunday 29 March

Showers and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley, Pilbara, Gascoyne and far western Interior, extending to far northern parts of the South West Land Division in the evening.

Monday 30 March

Rain and thunderstorms over the western Pilbara, Gascoyne and northern Parts of the Goldfields. Heavy falls possible, extending from the north during the day. Afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley.

Tuesday 31 March

Rain and thunderstorms with possible heavy falls over northern and eastern parts of the South West Land Division, Goldfields and the Gascoyne, contracting southeast during the day. Showers and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley, the Pilbara, southwest Interior and the western Eucla. Showers near the western south coast.

Wednesday 1 April

Showers near the south coast. Showers and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley, inland Pilbara, northeast Gascoyne, Interior, eastern Goldfields and the Eucla.

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

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