Forecast issued at 5:17 am EDT on Saturday 7 December 2013.
A deep low pressure system lies over the Tasman Sea near New Zealand, and a high expands over the southeastern Australia. This high will move over New South Wales during Saturday, reaching the Tasman Sea on Sunday. This will maintain fine and stable conditions across the region, with temperatures increasing. The next trough is expected to affect New South Wales in the early part of the new week.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northeasterly in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 32.
- Fire Danger
- New England: Low-Moderate
- Northern Slopes: High
- North Western: High
Sunday 8 December
Sunny. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.
Monday 9 December
Mostly sunny. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 38.
Tuesday 10 December
Cloudy. Patchy rain, easing to the chance of showers during the evening. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day then tending northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 39.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Saturday.