South Australia Forecast

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm CST on Wednesday 1 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Bight will move slowly eastwards to be centred near Kangaroo Island on Thursday then move over the Tasman Sea during Friday. A weak trough will move into the far west late Friday then move across remaining parts of the west and south on Saturday. Another high pressure system will develop over the Bight during Saturday and will then move southeastwards on Sunday ahead of a strong cold front on Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Fine and mostly clear. A cool to mild evening with moderate southeast to southwesterly winds easing during the evening.

Thursday 2 October

Isolated showers about the Lower South East, possibly extending to southern parts of Kangaroo Island and the Upper South East, mostly during the morning. Possible early morning fog patches over Eyre Peninsula. Patchy light early morning frost about the northern agricultural area. Mild in the south grading to warm in the north and hot in the far west. Light to moderate southwest to southeasterly winds in the south, tending southeast to northeasterly in the northwest.

Friday 3 October

Fine apart from possible early morning fog about eastern parts of Eyre Peninsula and about the Murraylands and South East districts. Warm in the south grading to hot in the north and west. Light to moderate northeasterly winds, freshening in the west. Winds shifting fresh southwesterly in the far southwest during the evening.

Saturday 4 October

Slight chance of a shower about coastal parts of the Lower South East. Warm to hot with freshening northerly winds ahead of a milder, moderate to fresh southerly change over western and southern parts.

Sunday 5 October

Dry. Mild to warm in the south grading to hot in the north. Light winds turning northeasterly then freshening in the west. Cumulative rainfall totals until midnight Sunday are expected to be less than 2 mm over the South East districts and southern parts of Kangaroo Island.

Monday until Wednesday

Showers developing over the southern agricultural area on Monday, extending to western coasts for a period on Tuesday morning then contracting to southern coastal districts on Wednesday. Fresh to strong and gusty northerly winds at first on Monday ahead of a milder southwesterly change during the day.

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

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