South Australia Forecast

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm CST on Sunday 24 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A high over eastern New South Wales will move slowly eastwards to be centred over the Tasman Sea by Wednesday night. An upper level disturbance is expected to develop in the west of the State early this week, followed by a series of weak fronts that will pass to the south of the State from mid-week.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Areas of cloud. The chance of showers west of Spencer Gulf. A cool evening with light to moderate southeast to northeasterly winds.

Monday 25 May

Areas of high cloud with a slight chance of showers, apart form the far northeast of the North East Pastoral district. Cool to mild with light to moderate northeast to northerly winds.

Tuesday 26 May

Areas of high cloud. A slight chance of showers over the northern agricultural area and the Pastoral and Flinders districts. A slight chance of showers developing about southern and western coastal districts during the afternoon and evening. Cool to mild with light to moderate northerly winds.

Wednesday 27 May

A slight chance of showers about southern coasts, particularly about the Lower South East coast. Areas of high cloud over the northern agricultural area and southern Pastoral districts with showers clearing from the east during the morning, and patchy rain developing northwest of about Coober Pedy during the afternoon. Possible early morning thunderstorms offshore. Generally mild. Light to moderate northeast to northwesterly winds.

Thursday 28 May

A high chance of rain moving across the northern agricultural area and southern Pastoral districts, with a slight chance that the rain will reach the northeast corner of the State. A chance of showers about the southern agricultural area, more likely closer to the southern coasts. Cool to mild. Light to moderate northwesterly winds shifting southwesterly from the west during the day. ***STILL TO DO THIS BIT **** Cumulative rainfall totals until midnight Wednesday are expected to be less than 2mm, grading to 2 to 5 mm west of about Elliston to Giles. Isolated falls of 5 to 10 mm are possible in the far west.

Friday until Sunday

Areas of high cloud and patchy rain persisting about the Pastoral districts. Showers also persisting about southern coastal parts, possibly extending over the southern agricultural area and West Coast district from time-to-time during the period. Generally cool with light to moderate southwest to southeasterly winds extending throughout, before turning westerly about southern coasts later in the weekend.

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

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