Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Wednesday 5 August 2015.
Fresh winds will return to many districts today as a cold front sweeps across the state, bringing a few showers to parts of the southern inland. Conditions are expected to ease during Thursday as the front moves away, with generally fine weather returning at the end of the week as a slow-moving high pressure system drifts across from the west. This high is forecast be the dominant feature in the region through the weekend, before the next frontal system arrives on Monday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe late this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds westerly 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 15.
No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]
Thursday 6 August
Partly cloudy. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.
Friday 7 August
Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost about higher ground. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 5 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.
Saturday 8 August
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 16.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Wednesday.