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forecast winds

Saturday: NW/SW increasing 15/20 kts
Sunday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Monday: E/SE increasing 15/20 kts

forecast

Saturday: Northwest to southwesterly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots in the morning. Winds turning southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots before midday, then tending northeast to southeasterly in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Sunday: Variable below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10/15 knots before dawn then tending east to southeasterly in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Monday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Winds turning east to northeasterly inshore during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.

Issued Sat 10:00 EST

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

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Weather News

Lake Eyre gets late flow from Queensland and more SA rainfall than usual

12:31 EST

Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.

When it rains over Uluru

12:19 EST

The sunrise this morning likely made the ancient sandstone formation of Uluru glow a glorious red at dawn, although cloud and rain from today should lead to more demure morning displays for the next couple of days.

Severe weather warning cancelled for South Australia as wild weather eases

22:08 EST

A severe weather warning for parts of South Australia has been cancelled after a day of wet and windy weather.