North West Pastoral District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am CST on Tuesday 16 August 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge is forecast to build over the west of the State and gradually drift eastwards during today, before moving over eastern States on Wednesday. A series of cold fronts will move across the state Wednesday to Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Sunny. The chance of frost west of Coober Pedy this morning. The chance of fog southwest of Coober Pedy this morning. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 28.

Sun protection 10:00am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Coober Pedy 19
Sunny. Roxby Downs 19
Mostly sunny. Woomera 18
Sunny. Pukatja/Ernabella 23
Sunny. Marla 22
Sunny. Oak Valley 26
Mostly sunny. Tarcoola 20

Wednesday 17 August

Mostly sunny. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 33.

Thursday 18 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers south of Coober Pedy, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h shifting southwesterly 35 to 50 km/h during the morning then tending south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 26.

Friday 19 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower south of Woomera. Patches of morning frost west of Coober Pedy. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm CST Tuesday.

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