Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Wednesday 23 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A broad low pressure trough lies across New South Wales. The trough will move to the northeast during Thursday a weaken as a cold front crosses the Tasman Sea and a high pressure system moves east south of the Bight extending a ridge behind the front. This high will move over the Tasman Sea on Friday and the ridge across the state will weaken. The next front/trough system is expected to move through the state on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Mostly clear. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h.

Thursday 24 April

Mostly sunny. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Canberra 9 20
Mostly sunny. Tuggeranong 9 20
Windy. Mostly sunny. Mount Ginini 5 11

Friday 25 April

Partly cloudy. The chance of showers in the morning. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.

Saturday 26 April

Cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Isolated showers. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.

Sunday 27 April

Partly cloudy. The chance of showers in the morning. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending south to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 16.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Thursday.

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