Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Wednesday 7 October 2015.
A front over the state will continue to move north today, reaching the far north coast late in the day, and bringing milder conditions to all areas apart from the northwest. A strong high will move into the Tasman Sea on Thursday then move slowly east Friday/Saturday as a trough deepens over eastern South Australia, resulting in a more humid and unstable northeasterly airstream over NSW.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Hot. Sunny day. Medium (40%) chance of showers later tonight. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 35.
Fire Danger - Far North Coast: Very High
UV Alert from 9:10 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]
Thursday 8 October
Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Friday 9 October
Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Saturday 10 October
Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog inland. Slight (20%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Wednesday.