SACA Hot Weather Policy.
The 4:30 pm forecast from the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) on the day before play is to be used for the conditions below. Please note that forecasts given in any of the local TV stations’ evening news services are OK (as all are based on the Bureau’s 4-30 pm forecast).
A forecast temperature of 33° or 34°, games will be played, but must finish no later than 1.30pm.
A forecast temperature of 35° or 36°, no play between 11.00 am and 7.00pm. Games which are not likely to finish before 11am must not be started.
A forecast temperature of 37° (whether it is reached or not), no daytime games will be played.
A forecast temperature of 38°or higher no night time (7.00 pm) games will be played.