Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Tuesday 9 February 2016.
A slow-moving high pressure system south of the Bight extends a ridge along the New South Wales coast, while a weak trough lies across the state's west. During today and Wednesday a new high will form over the Tasman Sea, maintaining a ridge towards the northern coast. Meanwhile, the inland trough is expected to become orientated northwest-to-southeast, with little change through to the end of the week.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Partly cloudy. Areas of fog inland early this morning. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly in the middle of the day then turning north to northeasterly in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.
- Fire Danger
- Illawarra/Shoalhaven: Low-Moderate
- Far South Coast: Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 9:20 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]
Wednesday 10 February
Mostly sunny. Patchy fog inland in the early morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon. Winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Thursday 11 February
Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Friday 12 February
Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning and afternoon. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending northerly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Tuesday.