Forecast issued at 5:17 am EST on Sunday 19 May 2013.
A low pressure system lies over the southern Tasman Sea while a high north of Adelaide extends a ridge to the south. These system are producing a southwesterly airstream over eastern NSW. The high and ridge will move slowly east over the weekend to lie over eastern parts of the state on Monday. A low pressure system and associated rain band is expected to affect the state next week.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Sunny. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 18.
UV Alert from 10:40 am to 1:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]
Monday 20 May
Mostly sunny. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 19.
Tuesday 21 May
Partly cloudy. Winds west to northwesterly and light increasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.
Wednesday 22 May
Cloudy. Patchy rain from the morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Sunday.