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Thursday: N 15/20 kts
Friday: NW 15/20 kts
Saturday: NE 10/15 kts

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Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots tending southerly in the morning then tending easterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.

Issued Thu 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 0.5m

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SA storms: Adelaide residents spend night in darkness during state-wide blackout

09:22 EST

It was a surreal night for many Adelaide residents who had to find alternative ways to entertain themselves by candlelight, after wild weather caused a state-wide blackout.

SA weather: Adelaide power mostly restored but BOM forecasts more storms

09:08 EST

About 70,000 people in South Australia are still without power after wild weather plunged the state into darkness, although the lights are back on in Adelaide's metropolitan area.

Live coverage as South Australia looks to recover from blackout, 'treacherous' conditions remain

08:40 EST

About 90 per cent of South Australian households have had power restored after yesterday's state-wide blackout as damaging winds and stormy weather continues.