Ceduna 128km Radar/Lightning

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Radar Details

Ceduna Weather Watch Radar
South Australia
32.1298°S  133.6963°E  33m AMSL

LocationCeduna Airport, SA Radar TypeWurrung - 2502C Typical Availability24 hours

The Ceduna radar is located at the Meteorological Office which is 3 km east of the township of Ceduna. The surrounding terrain is generally low lying and featureless. The waters of the Great Australian Bight are about 5 km to the southwest of the radar. The radar antenna elevation is 25 metres above sea level. The radar has very good coverage in all directions up to a range of about 250 km. "False echoes" or Anomalous Propagation (AP) can occur on limited occasions in summer where a sea breeze inversion becomes established over the coastal waters. AP can be identified by its static appearance and can normally be distinguished from "real" echoes which exhibit some movement. Heavy rain directly over the radar site can cause attenuation of all signals. Path attenuation can also occur when the radar beam passes through intense rainfall, with the returned signal from cells further along that path reduced.

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Weather News

Mild minima in northern WA, frigid in the south

13:42 EST

Parts of the Kimberley region enjoyed balmy overnight conditions whilst those further south awoke to temperatures well below average.

Windy weather waving warmth out of the southeast

11:42 EST

A strong frontal system is crossing southeast Australia and, for Victoria, this has meant wind speeds have picked up and cold days are on their way.

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