Weather

Satellite image. WA Sun 4:00 pm WST

Western Australia

Sun 4:00 pm WST

Thick cloud spiralling over WA's Kimberley and eastern Pilbara around a tropical low is generating squally rain and storms. Cloud building over the west in a trough is causing thundery showers, mainly inland. Low cloud in the southeast is slowly clearing as southeasterlies ease.

Coastal wind warning

Issued at 15:43PM on Sunday 27 February 2011

Strong Wind Warning for Cape Leeuwin to Bremer Bay

Coastal wind warning

Issued at 14:49PM on Sunday 27 February 2011

Strong Wind Warning for coastal waters from Kuri Bay to Wallal

Tropical cyclone

Issued at 14:44PM on Sunday 27 February 2011

A Cyclone Watch for a developing Tropical Low from Cape Leveque to Whim Creek

Flood warning

Issued at 10:30AM on Sunday 27 February 2011

Flood Summary

Flood warning

Issued at 10:53AM on Sunday 27 February 2011

Flood Watch - Kimberley

Flood warning

Issued at 10:30AM on Sunday 27 February 2011

Flood Watch - Pilbara

Flood warning

Issued at 11:11AM on Sunday 27 February 2011

Flood Warning - Murchison River Catchment

State Centres Forecast

Albany

Thunderstorms

20 - 25

Thunderstorms

Broome

Thunderstorms

25 - 30

Thunderstorms

Bunbury

Mostly sunny

20 - 30

Mostly sunny

Geraldton

Possible thunderstorm

24 - 37

Possible thunderstorm

Kalgoorlie

Possible thunderstorm

22 - 31

Possible thunderstorm

Karratha

Possible thunderstorm

27 - 36

Possible thunderstorm

Kununurra

Thunderstorms

25 - 30

Thunderstorms

Perth

Possible thunderstorm

24 - 35

Possible thunderstorm

Four Day Outlook

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday
Heavy, squally rain in the north. Storms in the west and southwest. Hot throughout. Heavy, squally rain spreading across the north. Showers and storms in the southwest. Hot in west. Heavy rain and storms in the north and interior. Thundery showers in the southwest. Hot in west. Heavy rain across the north and interior. Hot on west coast. Cooler across south coast.

Yesterday's Temperature

Minimum: Tom Price, WA 15.0°C
Maximum: Cunderdin Ap, WA 42.0°C

Coastal Waters

Bremer Bay to Israelite Bay

Sunday: E/SE winds 18/23 knots.<p>Monday: E'ly winds 15/20 knots increasing to 20/25 knots west of Esperance during the afternoon.  Sea: Up to 2.0 m  Swell: Up to 1.5 m

Cape Leeuwin to Bremer Bay

Sunday: E/SE winds 18/23 knots.<p>Monday: E/SE winds 18/23 knots increasing to 20/30 knots during the afternoon.  Sea: Up to 2.0 m  Swell: Up to 2.0 m

Cape Preston to Northwest Cape

Sunday: SW winds 10/15 knots.<p>Monday: NW/SW winds 10/15 knots reaching W/SW 15/20 knots west of Onslow by late afternoon.  Sea: Up to 1.5 m  Swell: Up to 1.5 m

Carnarvon to Kalbarri

Sunday: S/SW winds 10/15 knots.<p>Monday: SE/SW winds 13/18 knots.  Sea: Up to 1.5 m  Swell: Up to 1.5 m

Israelite Bay to Eucla

Sunday: SE winds 10/15 knots.<p>Monday: E/SE winds 10/15 knots reaching 15/20 knots during the afternoon.  Sea: Up to 1.5 m  Swell: Up to 1.5 m

Kalbarri to Jurien Bay

Sunday: SW/SE winds 10/15 knots.<p>Monday: SE/SW winds 13/18 knots. Inshore winds tending NE'ly 8/13 knots for a period in the morning.  Sea: Up to 1.5 m  Swell: Up to 1.5 m

Kuri Bay to Wallal

Sunday: SE/SW winds 10/15 knots increasing to SW/NW 15/20 knots north of Broome. Winds further increasing to SW/NW 20/30 knots north of Cape Leveque.<p>Monday: Clockwise winds 15/20 knots around tropical low, reaching 20/30 knots north of Broome. Winds increasing to 20/30 knots throughout towards afternoon. Wind direction and strength dependent on position and development of tropical low.  Sea: Up to 2.5 m  Swell: Up to 1.5 m

Kuri Bay to Wyndham

Sunday: Northwest winds 20/30 knots. Gusts to 45 knots with storms.<p>Monday: West/northwest winds 20/30 knots, easing to 15/25 knots in the afternoon. Gusts to 45 knots with storms.  Sea: Up to 3.0 m  Swell: Up to 2.0 m

Mandurah to Cape Leeuwin

Sunday: S/SE winds 18/23 knots, tending S/SW 13/18 knots inshore north of Cape Naturaliste during the afternoon.<p>Monday: E/SE winds 13/18 knots increasing to 18/23 knots through the morning and reaching 20/25 knots south of Cape Naturaliste from afternoon.  Sea: Up to 2.0 m  Swell: Up to 2.0 m

Northwest Cape to Carnarvon

Sunday: S/SW winds 13/18 knots.<p>Monday: S/SW winds 15/20 knots.  Sea: Up to 1.5 m  Swell: Up to 1.5 m

Perth Local

Sunday: SW/SE winds 13/18 knots.<p>Monday: SE/NE winds 8/13 knots, shifting NW/SW winds 13/18 knots during the morning. Winds shifting E/SE 18/23 knots during the evening.  Sea: Up to 1.5 m  Swell: Up to 1.5 m

Perth Offshore

Sunday: SW/SE winds 13/18 knots.<p>Monday: SE/SW winds 13/18 knots, inshore winds tending NE/NW 8/13 knots for a period during the morning. Winds shifting E/SE 18/23 knots from the south in the late afternoon and evening.  Sea: Up to 1.5 m  Swell: Up to 1.5 m

Wallal to Cape Preston

Sunday: NE/NW winds 10/15 knots, tending W/SW 10/15 knots west of Port Hedland.<p>Monday: SE/NE winds 10/15 knots reaching 15/20 knots east of Port Hedland. Wind direction and strength dependent on position and development of tropical low.  Sea: Up to 1.5 m  Swell: Up to 1.0 m