Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Wednesday 3 September 2014.
A deep, low pressure system lies over the western Tasman Sea bringing strong to gale-force southwest winds and large waves to the central part of the coast. The low is expected to move slowly to the east later today as a high pressure system moves to western NSW. The low should move slowly across the Tasman Sea Thursday and Friday with the winds and surf along the coast slowly decreasing.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Mostly sunny. Morning frost. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 17.
- Fire Danger
- Eastern Riverina: Low-Moderate
- Southern Riverina: Low-Moderate
- Northern Riverina: Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 10:30 am to 2:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]
Thursday 4 September
Cloudy. Areas of fog early in the morning. The chance of showers in the west from the early afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.
Friday 5 September
Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.
Saturday 6 September
Sunny. Patchy morning fog in the southeast. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 22.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Wednesday.