Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Friday 27 March 2015.
A cold front and a trough extending from a low pressure centre to the south are crossing northeastern New South Wales and a strong high pressure system south of the Bight extends a ridge behind the front. The high will slowly move east over the next few days maintaining the ridge across the state.
Forecast for the rest of Friday
Sunny. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 20s.
- Fire Danger
- North Coast: Low-Moderate
- Greater Hunter: High
- New England: High
- Northern Slopes: High
UV Alert from 9:50 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]
Saturday 28 March
Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.
Sunday 29 March
Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the south. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.
Monday 30 March
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Friday.