Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Saturday 8 March 2014.
A trough over southeastern New South Wales weakens and contracts inland this weekend as a strong high pressure system moves east over the Tasman Sea extending a ridge over northeastern NSW. A new trough is expected to enter the far southwest of the state late on Tuesday extending across the central parts on Wednesday.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Partly cloudy in the far west and in the far northeastern inland. Isolated showers and thunderstorms elsewhere. Showers tending scattered in the southeast. Southeast to northeasterly winds.
Sunday 9 March
Partly cloudy in the west and far northeastern inland. Isolated showers and thunderstorms elsewhere. Showers tending scattered in the far southeast. East to northeasterly winds.
Monday 10 March
Isolated showers in the east, mainly along the coastal districts. Showers tending scattered over the north coast. Chance of thunderstorms over the central coastal districts. Partly cloudy west of Divide. Southeast to northeasterly winds.
Tuesday 11 March
Isolated showers on the north coast and the chance of late showers in the far southwest. Partly cloudy elsewhere. northwest to northeasterly winds.
Wednesday 12 March
Isolated showers in the south as well as the north coast. Chance of thunderstorms in the far southeast. Partly cloudy elsewhere. Northeast to northwest winds, tending south to southwest in the south.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 am EDT Sunday.