Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for WA

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia


Cancellation Severe Weather Warning
For people in South West, South Coastal, South East Coastal and Great Southern districts.

Issued at 2:10 am Monday, 23 July 2018.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in WA.

Weather Situation:
Winds are gradually easing over southern WA as a strong cold front moves into the Bight. Gusty showers are still likely in southern coastal parts this morning, but damaging winds are no longer expected.

Large and powerful swells and higher than normal tides will continue to affect western and southern coastal parts of WA today. Refer to Coastal Waters forecasts at for more details.

The strongest wind gusts recorded from the passage of this cold front were:

124 kilometres per hour from Cape Leeuwin at 7:31 pm AWST Sunday.

109 kilometres per hour from Pemberton at 8:12 pm AWST Sunday.

107 kilometres per hour from Cape Naturaliste at 7:38 pm AWST Sunday.

104 kilometres per hour from Busselton Jetty at 7:50 pm AWST Sunday.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Keep away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways.
* Be careful of fallen trees, damaged buildings and debris.
* Be careful of fallen power lines. They are dangerous and should always be treated as live.;
* Assess your home, car and property for damage.;
* If damage has occurred take photos and contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
* If your home or property has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.

No further warnings will be issued for this event.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at or call 1300 659 213. The Bureau and Department of Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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Blustery Monday in SA

12:45 AEST A cold front will cause squally wind, showers and thunderstorms in South Australia today, with damaging gusts possible in some populated areas.

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