Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Monday 20 February 2017.
A low pressure system east of Tasmania with a trough to the north is rapidly moving south-southeast and a high pressure system will move in it's wake over the southwestern Tasman Sea early Tuesday extending a ridge along the New South Wales coast. Another trough is expected to deepen across the central parts of the state during Friday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 32.
- Fire Danger
- New England: High
- Northern Slopes: High
- North Western: High
Sun protection 9:20am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]
Tuesday 21 February
Sunny. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then tending northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.
Wednesday 22 February
Hot and sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northeasterly during the day then tending east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 37.
Thursday 23 February
Hot and sunny. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 39.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Monday.