New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 am EST on Sunday 16 June 2019.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure lies over most of New South Wales today, while a trough lies off shore along the northern half of the coast. This trough will generate wet conditions particularly around the Sydney, Illawarra and far north coast on Sunday. During Monday and Tuesday the trough will move further offshore and a new, stronger high pressure system will approach New South Wales from the west.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Showers about the coast and adjacent ranges, most frequent about Sydney, the Illawarra and northeast. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far northeast in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a storm and possible small hail about the Illawarra and Sydney coastal fringe. Mostly cloudy with the slight chance of a shower elsewhere, chiefly about the southwest and central tablelands. Areas of morning fog about the northeast, patchy fog elsewhere across the east and south this morning with frost about the southern ranges. Daytime temperatures near average. Light and variable winds.

Monday 17 June

Showers along the coastal fringe, occasionally reaching the central and northern ranges. Dry and mostly sunny in the west. Daytime temperatures near average. Southeast to southwesterly winds, tending northwesterly in the southwest. Winds fresh about the coast.

Tuesday 18 June

The chance of a shower along the coastal fringe and southern inland, most likely about the Alps and adjacent slopes. Showers falling as snow above 1200 meters about the Alps. Dry and partly cloudy over the central and northern inland. Daytime temperatures near average in the east and below average in the west. South to southwesterly winds, fresh about the north coast and southwest.

Wednesday 19 June

The chance of a shower along the coastal fringe. Dry and mostly sunny elsewhere, apart from the chance of an early shower about the southern ranges and slopes, falling as snow above 1100 metres. Daytime temperatures below average, tending near average over the far north coast. South to southwesterly winds, fresh along the coastal fringe.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Sunday.

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