Kangaroo Island District Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm CDT on Tuesday 31 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A high 1027 hPa in the Tasman Sea extends a ridge over South Australia. A trough will move over western and southern parts of the State on Wednesday. A new high pressure system will move into a position south of the Bight early on Thursday then will move slowly east to be near Tasmania on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly clear. Light winds.

Wednesday 1 April

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly in the morning then tending southerly 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 10:30 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Rain at times. Kingscote 17 24
Rain at times. Parndana 15 24

Thursday 2 April

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the early morning. Winds southerly 20 to 30 km/h turning southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching around 20.

Friday 3 April

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Saturday 4 April

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am CDT Wednesday.

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