New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 am EST on Monday 22 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A large, strong high pressure system over Victoria is directing a southerly airflow over the northern NSW coast. The high will be the dominant feature in the region for the early part of the new week, moving into the Tasman Sea today then slowly further east tomorrow, and maintaining a ridge across much of New South Wales. The next trough system to affect NSW should reach the west of the state on Wednesday, then cross the east on Thursday, with associated rain and isolated thunderstorms.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Isolated showers along the coast and adjacent ranges, north from the Hunter, contracting further north during the day. Isolated showers over the northern inland, near the Queensland border. Fine and mostly sunny elsewhere. Morning fog areas in the east. Isolated early frost patches in the southeast. East to northeasterly winds inland, fresh in the northwest. Southeast winds along the coast, turning northeasterly along the southern half of the coast during the day. Dangerous surf conditions in the north, easing.

Tuesday 23 September

Chance of isolated showers along the north coast and adjacent ranges. Fine elsewhere after morning fog patches in the east. A little rain developing in the far southwest at night. East to northeast winds.

Wednesday 24 September

Isolated showers over the far northeast, clearing. Rain extending from the west during the day, and reaching the southern ranges in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms in the west. North to northeast winds.

Thursday 25 September

Rain contracting east with a westerly change reaching the northeast in the afternoon. Showers persisting on and west of the ranges behind the change. Isolated thunderstorms ahead of the change.

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

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