South Australia Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm CDT on Friday 20 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A high 1034 hPa south of the Bight will remain near stationary for the next few days, before moving eastwards ahead of a low pressure system moving over the Bight on Monday and Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Fine. Cool to mild with moderate to fresh south to southeasterly winds.

Saturday 21 October

Fine apart from a slight to medium chance of showers about southern coasts and the Lower South East district, mainly near the coast. Cool to mild near southern coasts grading to warm in the north and west. Moderate southwest to southeasterly winds, fresh at times near the coast with afternoon and early evening sea breezes.

Sunday 22 October

Fine apart from a slight to medium chance of showers about southern coasts and ranges and in the Lower South East district, more likely about the Lower South East coast. Cool to mild in the south grading to warm in the north and west. Mainly moderate southeast to northeasterly winds.

Monday 23 October

Fine apart from a slight to medium chance of showers about southern coasts and the Lower South East coast during the morning, and the slight chance of showers developing in the far west during the afternoon. Cool to mild in the south, grading to warm, becoming hot in the far west. Moderate southeast to northeasterly winds, tending moderate to fresh north to northwesterly in the west during the day.

Tuesday 24 October

The slight chance of showers developing south of about Broken Hill to Coober Pedy, with a medium chance of showers and possible thunderstorms over the agricultural area. Mild to warm in the south, grading to hot in the north and west. Moderate to fresh northeast to northwesterly winds, ahead of a fresh southwesterly change extending over western parts during the day. Cumulative rainfall totals up until midnight Tuesday are expected to be less than 1 mm, with possible isolated falls of 1 to 5 mm over the agricultural area.

Wednesday until Friday

The slight chance of showers, contracting east and clearing during Thursday, then fine on Friday.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:30 am CDT Saturday.

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