Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Tuesday 25 October 2016.
A strong high pressure system over eastern Australia is slowly moving into the Tasman Sea. The next cold front is expected to enter the far southwest of the state on Wednesday morning and move further eastwards during Thursday. An inland trough extending from Queensland into northern New South Wales will dominate on Friday and Saturday, as a ridge of high pressure extends across southern parts of the state.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Mostly clear. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h turning northerly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday 26 October
Cloudy. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 23.
Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: High
Sun protection 9:20am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]
Thursday 27 October
Mostly sunny. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h before dawn then tending easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 22.
Friday 28 October
Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 19.
Saturday 29 October
Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Wednesday.