Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Sunday 19 February 2017.
A low pressure trough over northeastern New South Wales with an associated low off the central coast is slowly moving southeast. The low will move rapidly further to the south on Monday and a high pressure system is expected to move over the Tasman Sea behind it on Tuesday, extending a ridge to the north coast.
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 late evening.
Monday 20 February
Sunny. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.
- Fire Danger
- Greater Hunter: High
- Greater Sydney Region: High
- Illawarra/Shoalhaven: High
- Southern Ranges: High
- Central Ranges: High
- North Western: High
Sun protection 9:30am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]
Tuesday 21 February
Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.
Wednesday 22 February
Mostly sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.
Thursday 23 February
Hot and sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Monday.