Thursday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots, tending southerly 20/30 knots in the middle of the day, reaching 35 knots offshore, then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, tending southerly 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Friday: Northwest to southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching 25 knots offshore in the morning, tending southeast to southwesterly in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 15/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore.Issued Thu 10:32 EDT
10:51 EDT Below average rainfall has increased the severity of drought conditions in many parts of South Australia, a report from the weather bureau shows.