Forecast issued at 4:39 pm EST on Monday 31 August 2015.
A complex slow-moving low pressure system lies over the southern Tasman Sea while a high pressure system south of Tasmania extends a ridge across New South Wales. During Wednesday another low and an associated trough will cross the state with another high moving south of the Bight and extending a ridge behind it.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Large and powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.
Tuesday 1 September
Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 23.
- Fire Danger
- North Coast: High
- Greater Hunter: Low-Moderate
- New England: High
- Northern Slopes: Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 9:10 am to 2:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]
Wednesday 2 September
Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.
Thursday 3 September
Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning westerly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 25.
Friday 4 September
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending southerly during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 21.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Tuesday.