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AWST – Australian Western Standard Time / Western Standard Time (Standard Time)

Also known as: WST – Western Standard Time, WAT – Western Australia Time

Time zone map of AWST
Currently observing AWST.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +8:00).
Currently observing AWST – Australian Western Standard Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as AWST (UTC +8:00) but different time zone name.

Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 8 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a standard time zone and is used in: Australia.

This time zone is often called Western Standard Time.

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Email time zone indicator: +0800

An email sent from someone in the Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0800" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0800" does not have to be in Australian Western Standard Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is AWST observed?

Australia

Australian states/territories using AWST all year

  • Western Australia

AWST time now

6:56:28AM

Friday, December 26, 2014

  • UTC Offset: UTC +8:00
  • 13 hours ahead of New York

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