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Margaret River Forecast

Tonight 9°C
Tomorrow 18°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

17.8°C rising
Updated at 20:10 WST

Southwest for Thursday Partly cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers late this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm late this afternoon and evening with possible heavy falls. Destructive winds possible in the W late this afternoon and evening. Winds N 35 to 50 km/h tending NW 25 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible in the east. Damaging winds possible in the early morning. Winds N 30 to 35 km/h turning W/NW 35 to 50 km/h during the morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.

Currently at Witchcliffe

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.8°C rising
Dew Point 16.7°C rising
Feels Like 17.8°C
Relative Humidity 93%
Wind icon
N 38km/h rising
Wind Gusts 48km/h
Pressure 994.5hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 8.8mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:11 WST
Sunset sunset
17:22 WST

Nearby Now

Cape Leeuwin 17.5°C
Busselton 17.8°C
Cape Naturaliste 18.7°C
Bunbury 18.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Margaret River

48-hour forecast

9pm

Heavy rain. Windy
17°C

12am

Heavy rain
13°C

3am

Slight chance shower
10°C

6am

Chance shower or storm
10°C

Southwest Weather Warnings

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WA - Thu 20:16 WST
Severe Weather Warning

WA - Thu 16:00 WST
Storm Force Wind Warning Leeuwin Coast. Gale Warning Perth (inc local) to Esperance Coasts. Strong Wind Warning Ningaloo to Eucla Coasts

WA - Thu 15:59 WST
Sheep Graziers Warning for the Central West, Lower West, South West, Great Southern and Central Wheat Belt

National Forecast

Margaret River 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
May 24
Fri
May 25
Sat
May 26
Sun
May 27
Mon
May 28
Tue
May 29
Wed
May 30

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 24°C 18°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 22°C
Minimum 11°C 9°C 9°C 11°C 10°C 9°C 10°C
Chance of Rain 80% 90% 80% 80% 30% 40% 90%
Rain Amount 20-40mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Low Low Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 20
km/h
41
km/h
31
km/h
47
km/h
31
km/h
30
km/h
23
km/h
27
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
15
km/h
17
km/h
27
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 20km/h
NNE
N 41km/h
N
NW 31km/h
NW
WNW 47km/h
WNW
WSW 31km/h
WSW
WSW 30km/h
WSW
WSW 23km/h
WSW
WSW 27km/h
WSW
WSW 14km/h
WSW
WSW 18km/h
WSW
NNW 10km/h
NNW
NNW 15km/h
NNW
NNE 17km/h
NNE
NNE 27km/h
NNE
Relative Humidity 75% 48% 82% 70% 83% 63% 89% 66% 76% 54% 85% 61% 86% 55%
Dew Point 14°C 12°C 11°C 11°C 12°C 12°C 14°C 12°C 11°C 9°C 13°C 12°C 14°C 13°C

Margaret River Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:44 WST
sunrise
07:12 WST
sunset
17:21 WST
last light
17:48 WST
moon
set
Fri 02:37 WST
rise
Fri 15:02 WST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Witchcliffe Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
May 24
- 23°C -
Wed
May 23
8.3°C - 0.2mm
Tue
May 22
4.4°C 24.4°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 21
- 23.2°C -
Sun
May 20
- - -

Witchcliffe Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
256.7mm
50.4 Day(s)
Total For 2018
99.2mm
47 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
225.8mm
57 Day(s)
Wettest Day
17.6mm
Mar 14
Lowest Temperature
4.4°C
May 22
Highest Temperature
33.9°C
Mar 21

Witchcliffe Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
4.4°C
22nd
Lowest On Record
-1.5°C
31st 2004
Average This Month
9.3°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
9.7°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
26.6°C
12th
Highest On Record
27.7°C
2nd 2003
Average This Month
22.0°C
+2.3°C
Long-term Average
19.7°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
3.2mm
6th
Total This Month
11.2mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
142.9mm
19.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
253.6mm
2013
Driest On Record
50.8mm
2006
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