Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Sunday 26 April 2015.
A low is centred over the western Tasman Sea, while a strong high south of the Bight extends a ridge into western New South Wales. Between these systems, cool southerly winds are being drawn across New South Wales. On Monday the low is forecast to move away to the east as the high drifts slowly closer. This ridge is expected become the dominant synoptic feature over the following few days. Towards the end of the week a trough is likely to develop near the northern coast, although it's position is currently uncertain.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Partly cloudy. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Monday 27 April
Becoming cloudy. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.
- Fire Danger
- Eastern Riverina: Low-Moderate
- Southern Riverina: Low-Moderate
- Northern Riverina: Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 10:20 am to 2:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]
Tuesday 28 April
Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 18.
Wednesday 29 April
Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 20.
Thursday 30 April
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the north, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northwest. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Monday.