Forecast issued at 4:31 pm EST on Saturday 25 May 2013.
A complex low pressure system over the northern Tasman Sea is moving east-southeast and weakening as a strong high pressure system moves towards Bass Strait strengthening a ridge across New South Wales. The high will move east of Tasmania later on Monday and then it is expected to continue moving east towards New Zealand maintaining the ridge to the northwest of New South Wales.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Partly cloudy. The chance of showers in the north. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Dangerous surf conditions, hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing.
Sunday 26 May
Mostly sunny. Areas of fog and frost in the south in the morning. The chance of showers near the coast in north. Winds west to southwesterly and light tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 22.
UV Alert from 10:20 am to 1:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]
Monday 27 May
Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about higher ground. Areas of morning fog. Isolated showers, increasing to scattered about the coastal fringes from the late afternoon or evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 22.
Tuesday 28 May
Cloudy. Patchy morning fog about higher ground. Scattered showers, more frequent near the coast. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 20.
Wednesday 29 May
Cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the south. Isolated showers. Winds north to northeasterly and light. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 21.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Sunday.