Lower South East District Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm CDT on Sunday 16 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A low near Tasmania will move southeastwards to be over the southern Tasman Sea on Monday, with a weak high pressure ridge to follow over South Australia. Another low and associated trough will develop in the far west of the State late Monday or early Tuesday, and then move eastwards, with this low reaching the eastern States later Wednesday, followed by a ridge of high pressure developing to the south of the Bight. A strong high pressure system will develop south of the Bight late in the week.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Patchy fog later tonight. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Monday 17 December

Cloudy. Areas of fog in the early morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:40am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible morning shower. Mount Gambier 13 22
Cloudy. Naracoorte 13 26
Possible morning shower. Coonawarra 13 25
Possible morning shower. Robe 14 21

Tuesday 18 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Wednesday 19 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Winds northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Thursday 20 December

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the morning. Winds southerly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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