New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Sunday 7 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is centred east of Tasmania extending a ridge along the New South Wales coast, with another situated in the Bight. A trough extends from Queensland into western parts of the state. This synoptic pattern with a high pressure system to the south of mainland Australia and a trough through inland New South Wales is forecast to persist into the middle of the new week.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Slight to medium chance of showers on the northern half of the coast. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms over the far northwestern inland and over the Alpine area. Fine and mostly clear elsewhere. East to southeasterly winds, turning northeasterly on the south coast later. Dangerous surf conditions throughout the coast, easing during the day.

Monday 8 February

Slight to medium chance of showers on the northern half of the coast. Fine and mostly sunny elsewhere. East to southeasterly winds.

Tuesday 9 February

Medium to high chance of showers over the northern half of the coast, tending to slight chance on the southern half. Fine and mostly sunny west of the Divide. Southeast to northeasterly winds.

Wednesday 10 February

Slight to medium chance of showers over the northern half of the coast. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms over the far southeast corner of the state. Fine and mostly sunny elsewhere. Southeast to northeast winds over the northeastern half, becoming southwest over the southwest during the day.

Thursday 11 February

The chance of showers in the northeast, with the chance of showers and thunderstorms on the central and southern ranges and coast. Fine and mostly sunny elsewhere.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 am EDT Monday.

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