Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Monday 8 February 2016.
A high pressure system is centred east of Tasmania extending a ridge along the New South Wales coast, with another stronger high situated over the Bight. A trough extends from Queensland into western parts of the state. This synoptic pattern is forecast to persist into the middle of the new week.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Sunny. Light winds becoming southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.
- Fire Danger
- New England: Low-Moderate
- Northern Slopes: High
- North Western: High
UV Alert from 9:20 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]
Tuesday 9 February
Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.
Wednesday 10 February
Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.
Thursday 11 February
Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 37.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Monday.