Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Sunday 29 November 2015.
A weak low pressure trough lies over far northeastern New South Wales while a high pressure system over the Tasman Sea is extending a ridge across the south and along the coast. The trough will weaken by Monday and a cold front/trough system is expected to cross the state during Tuesday and Wednesday.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the Blue Mountains early this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm on and east of the ranges early this evening. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Monday 30 November
Sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.
- Fire Danger
- Greater Hunter: Very High
- Greater Sydney Region: Very High
- Illawarra/Shoalhaven: High
- Southern Ranges: High
- Central Ranges: Very High
- North Western: Very High
UV Alert from 8:40 am to 5:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]
Tuesday 1 December
Mostly sunny morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.
Wednesday 2 December
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly during the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 29.
Thursday 3 December
Partly cloudy. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 26.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Monday.