New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 am EST on Tuesday 7 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A strong high pressure system is moving slowly across southeast Australia, and is forecast to remain the dominant synoptic feature in the region for the next few days. A trough will move along coastal parts of New South Wales later today and early Wednesday before weakening on Thursday as the high reaches the Tasman Sea. The next significant trough is expected to enter the state's west on Friday, continuing through to the coast during the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

A shower or two developing along the coast and adjacent ranges, mainly in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a snow shower or two on the Alps above 1500 metres. Dry and partly cloudy elsewhere. Areas of morning frost and fog inland, mainly along the ranges and slopes. Daytime temperatures slightly above average in the east, and below average in the far west. South to southeasterly winds.

Wednesday 8 July

A shower or two along the central and northern parts of the coast and the adjacent ranges, contracting north during the day. Dry and mostly sunny elsewhere. Areas of morning frost and fog inland, mainly along the ranges and slopes. Daytime temperatures generally near or slightly above average. Southeast to northeasterly winds.

Thursday 9 July

A shower or two along the northern coast and adjacent ranges. Dry and partly cloudy elsewhere. Early frost patches inland, and areas of morning fog in the east. Daytime temperatures slightly above average. East to northeast winds.

Friday 10 July

A shower or two inland, with possible thunderstorms. The chance of a shower along the coast. Possible snow on the Alps above 1600 metres. Daytime temperatures slightly above average. Northerly winds.

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

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