West Coast District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm CDT on Wednesday 20 October 2021.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure over the western districts will continue to move eastwards over the central districts Wednesday evening, to reach eastern districts early on Thursday. A high pressure ridge will extend across the State following the trough with a high pressure system developing over the western Bight on Saturday, then moving southeastwards on Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Mostly clear. Medium (60%) chance of showers east of Ceduna, clearing from the west during this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h shifting south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Thursday 21 October

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a light shower south of Streaky Bay in the morning. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending south to southeasterly in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

Sun protection 9:50am to 4:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Ceduna 11 24
Mostly sunny. Wudinna 10 27
Mostly sunny. Elliston 14 22
Partly cloudy. Nullarbor 10 27

Friday 22 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower south of Streaky Bay. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming south to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Saturday 23 October

Partly cloudy. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the day then turning southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Sunday 24 October

Mostly sunny. Winds southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am CDT Thursday.

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