Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Sunday 25 September 2016.
A weak cold front has now moved offshore into the Tasman Sea. A high pressure system is forecast to follow in the wake of the front, drifting slowly across the region. A low pressure system is expected to develop in the Bight. This low and associated frontal system are expected to move eastwards, affecting far western New South Wales on Wednesday before the front moves across much of the state on Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east this afternoon and evening. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Monday 26 September
Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the early morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.
- Fire Danger
- Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate
- Southern Ranges: Low-Moderate
Sun protection 9:00am to 2:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]
Tuesday 27 September
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the early morning. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 15.
Wednesday 28 September
Mostly sunny day. Slight (20%) chance of rain in the evening. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 19.
Thursday 29 September
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain. Snow falling above 900 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 15.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Monday.