Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Tuesday 25 October 2016.
A strong high pressure system over southeastern Australia is slowly moving east. The high will move over the Tasman Sea today, maintaining a ridge across northeastern New South Wales as it continues to move east. The next cold front is expected to enter the far southwest state on Wednesday and move eastwards during Thursday. An inland trough extending from Queensland into northern New South Wales will dominate on Friday, as a ridge of high pressure extends across southern parts of the state.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Sunny. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 22 to 27.
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.
- Fire Danger
- North Coast: High
- Greater Hunter: High
- Greater Sydney Region: High
- Central Ranges: Low-Moderate
Sun protection 9:10am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]
Wednesday 26 October
Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.
Thursday 27 October
Mostly sunny morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.
Friday 28 October
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Tuesday.