Northwest Coast Weather
Northwest Coast Forecast
Monday Mostly clear. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far west, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Low-Moderate.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the west in the late afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E/NE 30 to 45 km/h shifting W/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h turning SW during the morning.
Friday Partly cloudy. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h.
Northwest Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||18||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 26||77||WSW 26||62|
||10||19||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 10||69||NNW 22||58|
||6||21||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 8||69||WNW 12||43|
WA's Kimberley is in the midst of one of its biggest wet seasons on record, causing headaches for emergency services, remote communities and cattle stations cut off by flooding, but it has not been all bad news for the region.
Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria have been evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they wait for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.
Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.