Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Friday 28 October 2016.
A low pressure trough lies over northeastern New South Wales and a high pressure system is moving over the south and the northwest. The trough will weaken during Saturday as the high moves over the Tasman Sea and strengthens a ridge to northeastern New South Wales. The next cold front is expected to cross the state on Sunday and Monday.
Forecast for the rest of Friday
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 23.
- Fire Danger
- North Coast: Low-Moderate
- Greater Hunter: Low-Moderate
- New England: Low-Moderate
- Northern Slopes: Low-Moderate
Sun protection 9:00am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]
Saturday 29 October
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 23.
Sunday 30 October
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain, most likely in the evening. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.
Monday 31 October
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 28.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Friday.