South Australia Forecast

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm CST on Friday 25 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A low over western Bass Strait will weaken as it moves eastwards to be centred over the southern Tasman Sea by Saturday night. A high pressure ridge will develop over the north of the State today, then move slowly eastwards during the weekend and early next week.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Scattered showers about the Mount Lofty Ranges and the southeast, easing and contracting to southern coasts and ranges this evening. Isolated showers over of the remainder of the southern agricultural area, possibly reaching in to the northern agricultural area, gradually contracting south and clearing this evening. A cool evening with mainly light winds.

Saturday 26 July

Isolated light showers about southeast clearing during the afternoon. Morning fog. Morning frost, mainly north of the agricultural area. Cool to mild. Light to moderate north to northwesterly winds, tending light an variable in the northeast.

Sunday 27 July

Fine. Early morning frost, mainly about the Flinders and southern parts of the Pastoral districts. Possible morning fog on and east of the ranges. Cool to mild with moderate northerly winds.

Monday 28 July

Fine apart from possible showers about southern coasts. Cool to mild in the south, mild to warm in the north. Light to moderate northwesterly winds, freshening about the coasts.

Tuesday 29 July

Isolated showers about the southern coasts extending northwards over much of the southern agricultural area by the end of the day. Showers increasing to scattered showers about the southern coasts later in the day. Fine elsewhere. Cool to mild in the south, mild to warm in the north. Light to moderate northwesterly winds, becoming fresh to strong about the coasts. Cumulative rainfall totals from Friday to midnight Tuesday are expected to be less than to 5 mm, reaching 5 to 15 mm about southern coasts and Mount Lofty Ranges.

Wednesday until Friday

A significant cold front is expected to move over the southern parts of the State later next week resulting in very windy conditions and a very high change of showers over the south, grading to a slight chance of showers over southern parts of the Flinders and Pastoral districts.

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

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