Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Wednesday 23 April 2014.
A broad low pressure trough lies across New South Wales. The trough will move to the northeast during Thursday a weaken as a cold front crosses the Tasman Sea and a high pressure system moves east south of the Bight extending a ridge behind the front. This high will move over the Tasman Sea on Friday and the ridge across the state will weaken. The next front/trough system is expected to move through the state on Saturday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Clear. Light winds.
Thursday 24 April
Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 33.
- Fire Danger
- North Western: High
- Upper Central West Plains: Low-Moderate
- Far Western: Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 9:50 am to 2:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]
Friday 25 April
Sunny. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.
Saturday 26 April
Cloudy. Isolated showers in the southwest in the morning. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 32.
Sunday 27 April
Mostly sunny. The chance of showers near the Queensland border in the afternoon. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then increasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Thursday.