Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Wednesday 1 April 2015.
A high pressure system is centred over the western Tasman Sea and is extending a ridge across New South Wales. A trough of low pressure over the north of the state, in combination with an upper level trough, is bringing unsettled weather to the northeastern half, and is expected to contract to the far northeast today. The next frontal system is expected to move through the southern parts of the state on Thursday and then stall over the Hunter Coast on Friday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Patchy fog early this morning. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 28.
- 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 10:00 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]
Thursday 2 April
Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the early morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.
Friday 3 April
Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 25.
Saturday 4 April
Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 23.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Wednesday.