Here’s a comprehensive outlook on the South Africa weather forecast for Wednesday, 15 November 2023.
Weather warnings and advisories to take note of on Wednesday, 15 November 2023
Wednesday’s weather in South Africa is marked by extreme fire danger warnings in the Northern and Western Cape, with advisories for hot and uncomfortable conditions.
Fire Danger Warnings
Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the Northern Cape and Western Cape, excluding the coastal areas and adjacent interior as well as the north-western parts of the Eastern Cape.
Extremely hot and uncomfortable conditions are expected over the Western Cape and Namakwa District Municipality of the Northern Cape.
South Africa weather forecast: Here’s what to expect on Wednesday, 15 November 2023
The western half of the Eastern Cape is set for a fine day, with hot to very hot temperatures but warmer along the coast. Coastal winds will start as light north-easterlies, strengthening to fresh to strong north-easterlies.
In the east, morning fog is expected in interior areas, followed by fine and warm weather, hot in the west. The coast will experience moderate to fresh north-easterly winds.
A fine and warm to hot day is expected, becoming partly cloudy with isolated showers and thundershowers in the extreme western regions.
The province will experience cloudy conditions initially, with morning fog on the Highveld, shifting to partly cloudy and cool weather. The UVB sunburn index is anticipated to be extreme.
The province will be cloudy with morning fog over interior regions, shifting to partly cloudy and cool to warm weather. Coastal winds will be moderate to fresh easterly to north-easterly. The UVB sunburn index is predicted to be moderate.
Limpopo will see morning fog patches along the escarpment, then turning to cloudy and cool to warm weather.
Residents can expect morning fog along the escarpment, followed by cool and cloudy weather throughout the day.
The day will be fine and warm to hot, transitioning to partly cloudy conditions later.
The province will be fine and warm to hot, very hot in the west. Partly cloudy conditions will develop with isolated showers and thundershowers, except in the west and south-west. Coastal winds will be light to moderate southerly, freshening at times, and turning moderate north-westerly later.
A fine, warm day is forecast, turning very hot over the interior and extremely hot in the Karoo and Breede Valley. Partly cloudy conditions will appear in the afternoon, with light rain in the northern and extreme southwestern areas and very isolated showers and thundershowers in the extreme north-eastern parts.
Coastal winds will shift from moderate to fresh north-westerly to westerly to south-westerly in the afternoon. The UVB sunburn index is expected to be very high.
We will continue to update this report as more information becomes available. Stay tuned for the latest weather news and advisories.