Forecast updated at 9:54 am EST on Thursday 25 August 2016.
A low pressure system off the central coast is expected to move rapidly east away from the coast today as a high pressure system over the Bight moves east and extends a ridge across the State. This high pressure system will then become the dominant weather feature for Friday and the weekend.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, mostly in the north. Snow falling above 900 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 16.
Sun protection 10:50am to 1:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]
Friday 26 August
Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost inland. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 17.
Saturday 27 August
Areas of morning frost. Mostly sunny day. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 19.
Sunday 28 August
Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 19.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Thursday.