Forecast issued at 4:31 pm EST on Friday 22 May 2015.
A trough over the north of the state with showers and thunderstorms associated is moving slowly to the east. A complex low pressure system is expected to deepen over the western Tasman Sea today. A trough extending from the low to near the NSW south coast is expected to intensify and move to the north during the day, bringing rain and strong to gale-force southerly winds to much of the NSW coast. The low and trough are expected to move fairly rapidly away to the east later tonight and during Saturday as a strong high pressure system moves towards Victoria. The high should move over eastern NSW during Sunday.
Forecast for the rest of Friday
Clear. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Saturday 23 May
Patches of morning frost in the southeast. Patchy fog in the early morning. Sunny day. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 19.
UV Alert from 11:10 am to 1:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]
Sunday 24 May
Mostly sunny. Areas of frost and patchy fog in the south in the morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching around 18.
Monday 25 May
Cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the east. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.
Tuesday 26 May
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Saturday.