West Coast Weather
West Coast Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower south of Streaky Bay, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds.
Friday Cloudy. Fog in the morning, mainly east of Ceduna. Medium (50%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming N/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Saturday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain. Winds S/SW 20 to 25 km/h tending S/SE 25 to 35 km/h before dawn.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of rain in the morning. Winds S 25 to 35 km/h turning W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the day.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW during the day then becoming light during the evening.
West Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||16||40%||< 1mm||Slight||WSW 8||96||SW 15||56|
||3||14||40%||< 1mm||Moderate||SW 5||100||WSW 16||70|
||6||15||40%||< 1mm||Nil||E 8||93||S 11||60|
||2||15||50%||< 1mm||Moderate||ESE 5||94||SSE 9||55|
||6||14||50%||< 1mm||Nil||W 9||89||WSW 14||56|
||3||18||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 11||99||SW 15||44|
||6||15||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 6||84||SW 8||58|
||2||15||50%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 8||100||WSW 15||59|
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.