South Australia Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm CST on Monday 19 August 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the south of WA will move slowly eastwards to be over the Bight late Wednesday, then over the southeast of NSW on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

A slight to medium chance of showers mainly about the southern agricultural area. Cool to cold with moderate to fresh southwesterly to southeasterly winds easing tonight, but remaining fresh to strong near southern coasts.

Tuesday 20 August

Patchy early frost over parts of the northern agricultural area, the Pastoral and Flinders districts. Patchy early fog in the west. A slight to medium chance of showers about the southern agricultural area grading to a high to very high chance of showers over the Lower South East district. Cool throughout. Moderate west to southwesterly winds over agricultural areas, tending fresh to strong at times near southern coasts. Light to moderate south to southeast winds over northern parts of the State.

Wednesday 21 August

Patchy early frost over the Flinders and Pastoral districts, and patchy early fog in the west. A slight to medium chance of showers about Eyre Peninsula and parts of the northern agricultural area, grading to a high to very high chance of showers about the southeast. Generally cool throughout. Moderate southwesterly winds over agricultural areas, tending fresh to strong at times near southern coasts. Light to moderate south to southeast winds over northern parts of the State.

Thursday 22 August

Patchy early frost about the Pastoral and Flinders District. Possible fog west of Spencer Gulf. A slight to medium chance of a morning shower about southern coasts and ranges, otherwise fine. Cool to mild with light to moderate southwest to southeasterly winds tending east to northeasterly in the far west.

Friday 23 August

Early morning patchy fog, mostly over the southeastern parts of the State. Early frost patches. Generally mild in the afternoon with light northeasterly winds tending northwesterly and freshening from the west during the day. Cumulative rainfall totals until midnight Friday are expected to be 1 to 5 mm over the southern agricultural area, possibly reaching 5 to 10 mm about the far south of the Lower South East district and 5 to 15 mm about the southern Mount Lofty Ranges. Generally less than 1 mm is expected over the northern agricultural area and western coasts.

Saturday until Monday

A slight to medium chance of showers developing about the southern agricultural area this weekend, possibly reaching the northern agricultural area at times, more likely about southern coasts. Possible small hail later on Friday and early Saturday in the south. Becoming cooler on the weekend as a moderate to fresh southwest to southerly change extends throughout by Sunday night

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

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