North West Pastoral District Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm CDT on Tuesday 19 March 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred to the south of New Zealand will continue to extend a ridge over waters to the south of SA until late this week. A trough will deepen near the eastern border on Friday and drift east ahead of a vigorous front which is likely to cross the south of the state late on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly clear. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Wednesday 20 March

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 39.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 10:00am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Coober Pedy 21 37
Sunny. Roxby Downs 19 37
Sunny. Woomera 19 35
Sunny. Pukatja/Ernabella 22 37
Sunny. Marla 22 38
Sunny. Oak Valley 18 37
Sunny. Tarcoola 15 35

Thursday 21 March

Sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 39.

Friday 22 March

Partly cloudy. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 39.

Saturday 23 March

Partly cloudy. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 40.

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

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