Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Thursday 24 April 2014.
A high over the Tasman Sea extends a weak ridge to southeast Queensland. A cold front will cross southern and central parts of the state during Thursday but no rain is expected with this system until isolated showers develop on the southern coast following the change this evening. The front is expected to stall and weaken on the Mid North Coast on Friday as another high moves east into the Tasman Sea. Isolated showers are expected for most eastern districts on Anzac day with fine weather expected in the west. Another cold front and pre-frontal trough will affect southern and central NSW on Saturday though only isolated showers are expected to be associated.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday
Sunny. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning south to southeasterly and becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
- Fire Danger
- Eastern Riverina: Low-Moderate
- Southern Riverina: Low-Moderate
- Northern Riverina: Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 10:10 am to 2:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]
Friday 25 April
Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning north to northeasterly in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Saturday 26 April
Cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the southeast. Isolated showers contracting to the Victorian border and clearing during the evening. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to northwesterly during the morning then turning south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.
Sunday 27 April
Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the southeast. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching around 20.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Thursday.