North West Pastoral District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:26 pm CST on Wednesday 28 June 2017.

Weather Situation

An upper level disturbance will move slowly east over the State during the week and will produce areas of rain in the north which will contract to the northeast during Wednesday then clear early Thursday morning. A cold front will pass over the south of the State today, then another front will move over southern coasts during Thursday afternoon. A high pressure system south of Western Australia will move eastwards over the south of South Australia late in the week. A cold front will move over the west on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower south of Woomera. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Thursday 29 June

Partly cloudy. Patchy fog and light frost west of Coober Pedy in the morning. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 17.

Sun protection 11:30am to 1:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Coober Pedy 6 16
Light early frost. Roxby Downs 2 17
Partly cloudy. Woomera 6 16
Cloud clearing. Pukatja/Ernabella 3 14
Mostly sunny. Marla 5 15
Partly cloudy. Oak Valley 2 15
Partly cloudy. Tarcoola 3 17

Friday 30 June

Sunny. Areas of morning frost south of Coober Pedy. Areas of morning fog south of Woomera. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Saturday 1 July

Sunny. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning northerly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.

Sunday 2 July

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower south of Woomera in the evening. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h turning west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am CST Thursday.

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