Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Tuesday 3 May 2016.
A cold front will slip south of New South Wales on Tuesday as a high pressure ridge builds across central parts of the state, and a low pressure trough weakens in the northeast. Following the cold front, the establishing high pressure ridge will become the dominant synoptic feature until the end of the week when the next cold front is forecast to affect the state.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Sunny. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
UV Alert from 10:20 am to 1:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]
Wednesday 4 May
Mostly sunny day. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.
Thursday 5 May
Patchy morning fog. Sunny day. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 22.
Friday 6 May
Mostly sunny. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Tuesday.