Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Sunday 8 December 2013.
A high pressure system over southeastern Australia is slowly moving east. As the high moves east across the Tasman Sea and a ridge over New South Wales weakens a cold front will move through the western and southeastern parts of the state during Monday before weakening into a trough over the northeast on Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Clear. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
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.
Monday 9 December
Partly cloudy. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending north to northeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 35.
- Fire Danger
- North Coast: High
- Greater Hunter: High
- New England: High
- Northern Slopes: Very High
UV Alert from 8:20 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]
Tuesday 10 December
Cloudy. Isolated showers and the chance of thunderstorms from the early morning. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 35.
Wednesday 11 December
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and the chance of thunderstorms, mainly in the north. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.
Thursday 12 December
Partly cloudy. The chance of showers until evening. The chance of thunderstorms near the coast in the morning and early afternoon. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Monday.