Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Monday 24 November 2014.
A cold front with mild southerly behind is moving through southeastern New South Wales and it will weaken into a trough over the far northeast during Tuesday. Behind the front a high pressure system will move very slowly towards Tasmania on Wednesday strengthening a ridge throughout the state and stabilising conditions by the Friday. The next trough is expected to develop over the far west of the state during Monday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. Isolated thunderstorm. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Tuesday 25 November
Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 33.
- Fire Danger
- North Coast: Low-Moderate
- Greater Hunter: Low-Moderate
- New England: High
- Northern Slopes: High
UV Alert from 8:30 am to 4:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]
Wednesday 26 November
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain. The chance in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 28.
Thursday 27 November
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 24.
Friday 28 November
Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 25.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Tuesday.