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  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Mostly sunny 23° 28°
    mostly sunny
    Chance of rain: 5%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    5:52am WST 6:16am WST 7:03pm WST 7:26pm WST
    NOW
    20.1° Feels Like: 22.0°
    Relative Humidity: 95%
    Dew: 19.3°
    Wind: NNE 7km/h
    Gust: 9km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1009.0hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Shark Bay
    Now
    20.1°c
    Feels Like:
    22.0°
    Wind:
    NNE 7km/h
    Gusts:
    9km/h
    Humidity:
    95%
    Mostly sunny
     
    23°
    Min
    28°
    Max
    Today in Shark Bay
    Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower inland, most likely during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inland, with gusty winds, possible hail and heavy falls during this afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
    Tomorrow
    Mostly sunny
    23°
    Min
    29°
    Max
    Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers inland in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inland. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending NW/SW in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.
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  6. Warnings

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  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower inland, most likely during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inland, with gusty winds, possible hail and heavy falls during this afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

    Forecast for Shark Bay (25.89°S, 113.58°E, 10m AMSL)
      Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    Summary Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny
    Minimum 23° 23° 23° 23° 24° 23° 23°
    Maximum 28° 29° 28° 29° 29° 29° 29°
    Chance of rain 5% 5% 30% 20% 10% 5% 5%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme - -
    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 3
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    2
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    3
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    21
    (km/h)
    21
    (km/h)
    25
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    25
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    27
    (km/h)
    Wind direction NW WNW NW W SSW WSW SSW SW SW SW SSW SW S SSW
    Relative humidity 84% 79% 85% 78% 84% 77% 88% 78% 91% 83% 89% 80% 86% 74%
    Dew point 23°C 24°C 23°C 25°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 25°C 23°C 24°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Shark Bay Rain Forecast


    Shark Bay 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    23
    LOW
    24
    25
    LOW
    26
    27
    28
    LOW
    29
    Mar 1
    2
    LOW
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    LOW
    17
    LOW
    18
    19
    LOW
    20
    21
    22
    23
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Feb22

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are five main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, eastern Australia, the south Pacific, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 11 March to 15 March, 20 March to 24 March, and 24 March to 28 March. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 6 March to 10 March. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 4 March to 8 March, 11 March to 15 March, and 25 March to 29 March.

    Forecast Explanation

    This forecast is produced by a multi-model ensemble consisting of dynamical atmospheric models, which are forced by the latest observed atmosphere, ocean, land and ice conditions. The models are designed to simulate features of the real atmosphere, including the daily movement of long and short wave patterns in the Southern Hemisphere.

    The future probability of rain in each district is estimated using output from the multi-model ensemble, combined with historical information about the difference between the model forecasts and observed rainfall.

    In this deterministic framework the skill of the forecast tends to decrease with time, however the forecasts are updated daily to provide the latest estimates of rainfall probability out to 28 days.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    Shark Bay Rain Forecast


    Shark Bay 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    2020
    2021
    7
    7
    8
    6
    6
    6
    7
    8
    8
    5
    9
    7
    10
    5
    0
    1
    2 - 3
    4 - 7
    8 - 9
    10
    Well below normal
    Below normal
    Near normal
    Above normal
    Well above normal

    Issue Notes - Issued Feb 12

    ENSO status: Neutral IOD status: Neutral SAM status: Trending neutral Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) across the equatorial central Pacific remained stable throughout January with the Nino3.4 index registering a value of 0.4 as per December. On the other hand, the Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of 1.3 in January. The current outlook suggests warmer than average SSTs will persist across the equatorial Pacific Ocean through the austral autumn, cooling even further by mid 2020. Six out of eight international models continue to maintain a warmer than average equatorial Pacific Ocean through the first half of the year, none of these reaching El Nino thresholds. To the west of Australia, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) remains neutral, which is what you will expect for this time of the year. All six international models maintain neutral IOD values until the austral winter, with indications we could see another positive event late winter/spring. However, the skill of the models is low at this time of the year. In terms of rainfall across Australia, the current outlook favours average-to-below average rainfall for parts of inland NSW and Qld for the end of summer and autumn. This however, excludes any extreme weather events such as tropical cyclones or East Coast Lows. Across the north, the North Australian Monsoon (NAM) had its latest onset on record in early February at Darwin (by its technical definition) with the current prognosis suggesting another below average wet season for northern Australia. The northern half of the country however, could see a wet end to the wet season compared to the season thus far. Looking further ahead, with no significant signature from ENSO, there are no significant climate drivers tilting the balance towards a drier or wetter end of autumn/winter.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Shark Bay Rain Forecast


    Shark Bay 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    23
    LOW
    24
    25
    LOW
    26
    27
    28
    LOW
    29
    Mar 1
    2
    LOW
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    LOW
    17
    LOW
    18
    19
    LOW
    20
    21
    22
    23
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Feb22

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are five main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, eastern Australia, the south Pacific, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 11 March to 15 March, 20 March to 24 March, and 24 March to 28 March. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 6 March to 10 March. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 4 March to 8 March, 11 March to 15 March, and 25 March to 29 March.

    Forecast Explanation

    This forecast is produced by a multi-model ensemble consisting of dynamical atmospheric models, which are forced by the latest observed atmosphere, ocean, land and ice conditions. The models are designed to simulate features of the real atmosphere, including the daily movement of long and short wave patterns in the Southern Hemisphere.

    The future probability of rain in each district is estimated using output from the multi-model ensemble, combined with historical information about the difference between the model forecasts and observed rainfall.

    In this deterministic framework the skill of the forecast tends to decrease with time, however the forecasts are updated daily to provide the latest estimates of rainfall probability out to 28 days.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    Shark Bay Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Tuesday
    Feb 18
    22.2 °C 34.5 °C
    1.2 mm
    Wednesday
    Feb 19
    22.0 °C 37.0 °C
    0.0 mm
    Thursday
    Feb 20
    27.3 °C 31.5 °C
    0.0 mm
    Friday
    Feb 21
    23.9 °C 34.1 °C
    2.2 mm
    Saturday
    Feb 22
    23.0 °C 33 °C
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Shark Bay minimum temp history (25.89°S, 113.58°E, 10m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 43.5° 02/02/2020 Coldest this month 17.2° 14/02/2020
    Hottest on record 46.8 19/02/2015 Coldest on record 16.5 22/02/2017
    Hottest this year 43.5° 02/02/2020 Coldest this year 16.6° 04/01/2020
    Long term average 35.0° Long term average 22.4°
    Average this month 33.7° Average this month 21.6°
    Hottest February On Record Avg. max. temp. 38.2° 2013 Coldest February on record Avg. min. temp. 20.6° 2005
    Shark Bay rainfall history (25.89°S, 113.58°E, 10m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 2.2mm 21/02/2020 Total This Month 3.4mm
    2.0 days
    Long Term Average 25.9mm 2.3 days Wettest February on record 147.0mm 2011
    Driest on record 0.0mm 2002
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    Weather Radar for WA

  16. Year to Date

    Shark Bay Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Feb 35.3mm 4.1 day(s)
    Total For 2020 3.4mm 2.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 0.0mm 0.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 2.2mm Feb21
    Lowest Temperature 16.6°C Jan 4
    Highest Temperature 43.5°C Feb 2
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Shark Bay Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 34.0 35.0 34.0 31.0 27.3 23.8 22.7 24.2 25.9 28.4 30.4 32.2 29.1
    Mean Min (°C) 21.6 22.4 21.2 18.4 14.5 11.8 10.6 11.1 12.7 15.3 17.6 19.6 16.4
    Mean Rain (mm) 9.4 25.9 21.5 9.3 23.8 45.6 32.0 19.9 8.4 4.5 2.2 9.9 210.6
    Mean Rain Days 1.8 2.3 1.8 2.8 6.5 9.3 9.9 9.0 5.5 2.6 1.8 1.1 50.9