New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Monday 22 April 2024.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system currently sitting in far southeastern New South Wales is heading into the Tasman Sea while bringing generally settled conditions in many areas. A cold front will pass through southern parts overnight between late Tuesday and early Wednesday, with a cool southerly wind change in the wake. Then a high pressure ridge will return for the remainder of the week.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Scattered showers along the north coast and adjacent ranges. Dry elsewhere. East to southeasterly winds in the north, tending fresh southeasterly along the far north coast. Light and variable winds elsewhere, becoming north to northeasterly in the south.

Tuesday 23 April

Scattered showers along the north coast and adjacent ranges. Dry and sunny elsewhere. Areas of fog in the east. Daytime temperatures above average in the south and west, tending a little below average in the northeast. East to northeasterly winds in the north. North to northwesterly in the south becoming west to northwesterly during the day, then a cool and fresh southwesterly wind change entering the far southwest later in the evening.

Fire Danger - High Fire Danger: South Western fire district

Wednesday 24 April

The chance of showers along the southern and central coast, and the far north coast. Isolated showers about the far southern ranges, with possible dusting of snow on the Alps above 1900 metres. Dry and partly cloudy elsewhere. Areas of morning fog in the northeast. Daytime temperatures near average in the north and east, below average in the southwest. West to northwesterly winds in the north and east, strong on the Alpine peaks, ahead of a cool and fresh south to southwesterly wind change sweeping across the south and west, reaching the Hunter and northern inland by the evening.

Thursday 25 April

Isolated showers along the northern half of the coast and adjacent ranges, tending scattered about Mid North Coast. Dry and mostly sunny elsewhere. Patchy morning frost about the southern and central ranges and slopes. Patchy morning fog in the south. Daytime temperatures below average in many areas, tending near average in the far northeast. South to southwesterly winds, fresh along the coast.

Friday 26 April

Isolated showers along the northern half of the coast and adjacent ranges, tending scattered about the far north coast. Dry and mostly sunny elsewhere. Daytime temperatures below average. Patchy morning frost about the southern and central ranges and slopes. Patchy morning fog about the ranges and slopes. Southerly winds, fresh along the coast.

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

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