Forecast issued at 5:17 am EDT on Saturday 31 January 2015.
A low centred to the east of Bass Strait is the dominant weather system in the region, directing a generally southerly airstream over New South Wales. This low will remain slow-moving today as a high passes to its south. Later tonight and on Sunday the low is expected to weaken and move away to the east, with a new high south of the Bight building a ridge along the New South Wales coast. As the coastal ridge strengthens at the start of the new week, a trough is forecast to deepen over the inland.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Sunny. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 33.
- Fire Danger
- New England: Low-Moderate
- Northern Slopes: Low-Moderate
- North Western: High
UV Alert from 9:10 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]
Sunday 1 February
Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 34.
Monday 2 February
Sunny morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers and thunderstorms, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 35.
Tuesday 3 February
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Saturday.