North West Pastoral District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm CDT on Saturday 5 December 2020.

Weather Situation

A deep low pressure system well to the southwest of Tasmania is responsible for cooler, fresh to strong west to southwesterly winds over the State. A cold front associated with this low will move across southern coasts early Monday. The low will weaken and move southeastwards during Monday allowing a high pressure system to move in from the west and become established over the Bight during Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Clear. Winds south to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.

Sunday 6 December

The chance of a thunderstorm north of Marla in the morning and early afternoon. Sunny afternoon. Winds southeast to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 32.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:00am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Coober Pedy 13 28
Mostly sunny. Roxby Downs 13 27
Partly cloudy. Woomera 13 25
Mostly sunny. Pukatja/Ernabella 15 31
Mostly sunny. Marla 14 31
Sunny. Oak Valley 9 29
Cloud clearing. Tarcoola 12 26

Monday 7 December

Mostly sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h tending south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 32.

Tuesday 8 December

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 34.

Wednesday 9 December

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to northeasterly during the morning then tending east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 38.

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

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