New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 am EDT on Friday 9 December 2022.

Weather Situation

A high south of Australia is directing mild and dry air across the state. The next cold front is forecast to cross the state later on Sunday and early next week, again bringing unsettled, cool and windy conditions.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

A shower or two on the north coast and adjacent ranges. Fine and mostly sunny elsewhere. Early frost on the southern ranges. Daytime temperatures well below average. Southwest to southeasterly winds, fresh along parts of the coast at times. Hazardous surf conditions along southern and central parts of the coast.

Saturday 10 December

A shower or two on the north coast and adjacent ranges. Fine and mostly sunny elsewhere. Early frost possible on the southern ranges. Daytime temperatures below average, most notably near the coast. Northeast to northwesterly winds developing throughout, freshening near the coast in the afternoon. Hazardous surf conditions along southern and central parts of the coast, easing during the day.

Sunday 11 December

A shower or two and the chance of thunderstorms developing across the west and south during the afternoon, possibly severe. The chance of a shower elsewhere in the afternoon or evening. Partly cloudy. Daytime temperatures above average. Northeast to northwesterly winds, freshening along the coast and in the far west during the middle of the day. A cooler west to southwesterly change entering the far west in the afternoon and evening.

Monday 12 December

A shower or two and the chance of thunderstorms about western slopes, ranges and coast. The chance of a shower in the afternoon or evening. Daytime temperatures below to well below average across most parts, with above average temperatures expected along the northern coast. Gusty north to northwesterly winds in the east, fresh along the coast, shifting cooler west to southwesterly during the day. Moderate southwesterly winds about the western inland.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Friday.

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