Forecast issued at 5:16 am EST on Tuesday 28 April 2015.
A strong high pressure system south of the Bight is slowly moving east and extending a ridge across southeastern Australia. During Thursday a low pressure trough will develop over northeastern New South Wales as the high moves east across the southern Tasman Sea and the ridge weakens. The trough is expected to move offshore during Friday and deepen before moving away from the coast on Sunday.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost about the ranges. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 17.
Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 10:10 am to 1:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]
Wednesday 29 April
Partly cloudy. Patchy fog and light frost about the ranges in the early morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 17.
Thursday 30 April
Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.
Friday 1 May
Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending easterly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 18.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Tuesday.