Forecast issued at 5:16 am EDT on Wednesday 28 January 2015.
A low pressure trough over inland New South Wales is moving further west and weakening as a high pressure system moves towards Tasmania extending a ridge along the coast. Another trough is expected to deepen offshore during Thursday with a low developing in it over the southwestern Tasman Sea while a weak ridge persist across the state.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers during the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west during this afternoon and early evening. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 23.
- Fire Danger
- Greater Hunter: Low-Moderate
- Greater Sydney Region: Low-Moderate
- Illawarra/Shoalhaven: Low-Moderate
- Southern Ranges: Low-Moderate
- Central Ranges: Low-Moderate
- North Western: Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 9:10 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]
Thursday 29 January
Mostly sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southwesterly in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 25.
Friday 30 January
Sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 26.
Saturday 31 January
Sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Wednesday.