North West Pastoral District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm CDT on Sunday 26 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front will move over the far west will extend to a line near Port Lincoln to Tarcoola late Sunday evening, reaching Broken Hill to Oodnadatta midday Monday and the northeast corner in the evening. A ridge of high pressure will develop over the Bight following the front on Monday and Tuesday, ahead of a cold front moving over the south on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far west early this evening. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h, ahead of a gusty south to southwesterly change 20 to 40 km/h extending from the west.

Monday 27 March

Sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h extending throughout early morning, tending south to southeasterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 10:20am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Coober Pedy 23 31
Sunny. Roxby Downs 24 31
Sunny. Woomera 23 30
Sunny. Pukatja/Ernabella 23 33
Sunny. Marla 23 33
Sunny. Oak Valley 16 28
Sunny. Tarcoola 18 30

Tuesday 28 March

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.

Wednesday 29 March

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then increasing to 25 to 40 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.

Thursday 30 March

Mostly sunny. Winds southerly 25 to 35 km/h turning southeasterly 20 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 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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