Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Saturday 10 December 2016.
A high pressure system is moving towards Tasmania extending a ridge along the New South Wales coast. The high will move over the Tasman Sea during Sunday and then continue to move east maintaining the ridge to the northwest. The next cold front is expected to cross the state on Wednesday.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Slight chance of a light shower about the north coast. Clear west of the ranges, partly cloudy on the south and central coasts. South to southeasterly winds, tending northeasterly on the coast later.
Sunday 11 December
The chance of a shower about the coast and parts of the northern inland. The chance of an afternoon thunderstorm about the northeast inland and ranges. Sunny over the southwest inland parts. Northeast to southeast winds.
Monday 12 December
Fine and partly cloudy, apart from slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm northern and central ranges, and the chance of a shower along the south coast. East to northeasterly winds.
Tuesday 13 December
Showers and the chance of thunderstorms in the west from the afternoon, most likely in the far west. Partly cloudy in the east. Fresh to strong northeast to northwesterly winds.
Wednesday 14 December
The chance of showers and thunderstorms over all but the far northeast. Fresh northwest winds ahead of south to southwest change later.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 am EDT Sunday.