Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Tuesday 25 October 2016.
A strong high pressure system over eastern Australia is slowly moving into the Tasman Sea. The next cold front is expected to enter the far southwest of the state on Wednesday morning and move further eastwards during Thursday. An inland trough extending from Queensland into northern New South Wales will dominate on Friday and Saturday, as a ridge of high pressure extends across southern parts of the state.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Mostly clear. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h turning northwesterly 20 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday 26 October
Cloudy. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
- Fire Danger
- Australian Capital Territory: High
- Southern Ranges: High
Sun protection 9:10am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]
Thursday 27 October
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the east, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h shifting east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.
Friday 28 October
Cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 21.
Saturday 29 October
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h turning northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 23.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Wednesday.