Thursday: Southwesterly 25/30 knots turning westerly in the early afternoon. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres in the far west. Friday: West to southwesterly 25/35 knots, easing to 25/30 knots by the afternoon and to 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres in the west. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres in the far west.Issued Thu 11:24 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.