Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Sunday 25 September 2016.
A weak cold front has now moved offshore into the Tasman Sea. A high pressure system is forecast to follow in the wake of the front, drifting slowly across the region. A low pressure system is expected to develop in the Bight. This low and associated frontal system are expected to move eastwards, affecting far western New South Wales on Wednesday before the front moves across much of the state on Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, becoming less likely later this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon and evening. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h.
Monday 26 September
Mostly sunny. Patchy fog inland in the early morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, most likely in the evening. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 24.
- Fire Danger
- North Coast: Low-Moderate
- Greater Hunter: Low-Moderate
- New England: Low-Moderate
- Northern Slopes: Low-Moderate
Sun protection 8:30am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]
Tuesday 27 September
Partly cloudy. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 km/h before tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 25.
Wednesday 28 September
Sunny. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.
Thursday 29 September
Cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the north. High (70%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 26.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Monday.