Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Friday 27 March 2015.
A strong high pressure ridge lies over southeastern Australia. On Monday a low pressure trough will develop over northeastern New South Wales and then it will move east and weaken during Wednesday as a cold front passes to the south. Another strong high is expected to move over the southwestern Tasman Sea behind the front extending a ridge across the state.
Forecast for the rest of Friday
Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Saturday 28 March
Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 20s.
Fire Danger - Far North Coast: Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 9:40 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]
Sunday 29 March
Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Monday 30 March
Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid 20s.
Tuesday 31 March
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Saturday.