Thursday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots tending westerly in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 35 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly around 1 metre. Friday: Westerly 30/40 knots decreasing to 20/30 knots late morning and to 15/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 2/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Thu 10:03 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.