Western Australia Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm WST on Tuesday 12 December 2017.

Weather Situation

Northern Western Australia

A broad trough lies over the inland Pilbara, North Interior and inland Kimberley. On Thursday and Friday the trough extends south in the the Gascoyne.

Southern and Central Western Australia

A trough lies across the eastern Goldfields and Eucla, and is moving eastwards. A ridge is developing over southern parts of the state. A new trough develops near the west coast on Thursday and Friday, deepening and moving east on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Showers and thunderstorms over the western and northern Kimberley, Interior, eastern Pilbara, northeast Gascoyne, Goldfields, Eucla and northern and eastern parts of the South West Land Division away from the west coast. Showers along the western south coast.

Wednesday 13 December

Showers and thunderstorms over the northern and western Kimberley, Interior, eastern and central Pilbara, far northeastern Gascoyne and also clearing from the eastern Eucla in the morning. Showers possible southern coastal districts, contracting to the coast during the day.

Thursday 14 December

Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, northern Interior, central and eastern Pilbara and far northeastern Gascoyne. Light showers about the south coast during the morning.

Friday 15 December

Showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley, northeast Interior and eastern Pilbara.

Saturday 16 December

Showers and thunderstorms developing in the early morning in the eastern and central South West Land Division, southern Goldfields and Eucla, clearing west of Ravensthorpe during the morning, extending into the eastern Goldfields and southern South Interior in the afternoon. Showers possibly developing near the western south coast in the afternoon, extending along the west and south coasts in the evening.

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

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