Western Australia Forecast

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

Weather Situation

Northern Western Australia

Moderate to fresh easterly winds across the Pilbara and Kimberley for the next few days. Increased rainfall over the western Pilbara and Gascoyne on Monday before easing during Tuesday.

Southern and Central Western Australia

A trough lies near the west coast. Rain and thunderstorms will develop over western districts during 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 Monday

Rain and thunderstorms over the western Pilbara, Gascoyne and northern parts of the Goldfields, extending south through the South West Land Division and remaining Goldfields during the day. Heavy falls possible over the western Pilbara and western Gascoyne and northern parts of the South West Land Division. 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, Gascoyne, western Eucla and the adjacent Pilbara contracting southeast during the day. Showers and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley, remaining Pilbara, southwest Interior and remaining Eucla. Showers over remaining parts of the South West Land Division, contracting to the western south coast during the day.

Wednesday 1 April

Showers over southern and eastern parts of the South West Land Division, southern and western Goldfields and the western Eucla. Showers and thunderstorms over the eastern Eucla, north and west Kimberley, far northeast Goldfields, inland Pilbara, northeast Gascoyne and the southern Interior.

Thursday 2 April

Showers and thunderstorms over the eastern Eucla, north and west Kimberley, inland Pilbara, northeast Gascoyne and the southern Interior. Showers over the southern and western Eucla coasts with morning showers possible in the northwest Goldfields. Afternoon showers over the northern South West Land Division and southern Gascoyne.

Friday 3 April

Showers and thunderstorms over the north and west Kimberley, inland Pilbara, Gascoyne, northern Goldfields and Interior extending to northern parts of the South West Land Division and the remaining Goldfields during the day. Showers over the southern Eucla and the adjacent Southeast Coastal district.

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

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