South Australia Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm CST on Monday 21 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A high 1019 hPa over the Tasman Sea is moving eastwards. A cold front near Nullarbor is forecast to reach a line Robe to Adelaide to Tarcoola late this evening and Yunta to Oodnadatta around midday Tuesday. Another high will develop over the Bight later on Tuesday followed by a trough moving over the Sate during Wednesday and early Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Isolated showers over Kangaroo Island and the South East districts extending north to reach about Adelaide to Lameroo by late evening. Possible isolated evening showers about the Nullarbor coast. Possible isolated late afternoon or evening thunderstorms southwest of about Port Lincoln to Naracoorte. Moderate to fresh north to northwesterly winds ahead of a cooler moderate south to southwesterly change near Ceduna, reaching a line Robe to Adelaide to Tarcoola late evening.

Tuesday 22 April

Isolated showers about the southern agricultural area and west coast, more likely south of about Adelaide. Possible isolated early morning thunderstorms south of about Adelaide. Cool to mild in the south, grading to warm in the far north. Mainly moderate southwest to southerly winds.

Wednesday 23 April

Isolated showers about southern coasts and the far south of Eyre Peninsula. Early morning fog patches over the agricultural area and West Coast District. Mild, grading to warm in the far northeast. Mainly light winds tending moderate northwest to southwesterly during the day.

Thursday 24 April

Possible isolated showers about the agricultural area, more likely about Kangaroo Island and the southeast districts. Early morning fog patches over the West Coast district. Generally mild. Warm in the far north. Light to moderate southwest to southeast winds tending easterly in the west.

Friday 25 April

Possible isolated showers developing over the west Coast district and western Eyre Peninsula. Early morning fog patches over the agricultural areas. Mild to warm with mainly light to moderate east to northeasterly winds. Cumulative rainfall totals from Monday afternoon to midnight Friday are expected to be less than 2 mm, reaching 2 to 5 mm over southern coastal areas with possible isolated falls of 5 to 10 mm about the Lower South East district.

Saturday until Monday

Possible isolated showers south of about Coober Pedy but north of Renmark on Saturday extending throughout south of Coober Pedy on Sunday then confined to southwest of about Renmark to Port Augusta on Monday. Mild to warm with mainly light o moderate north to northeasterly winds, shifting southwesterly in the west during Monday.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:30 am CST Tuesday.

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