Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Sunday 26 April 2015.
A low is centred over the western Tasman Sea, while a strong high south of the Bight extends a ridge into western New South Wales. Between these systems, cool southerly winds are being drawn across New South Wales. On Monday the low is forecast to move away to the east as the high drifts slowly closer. This ridge is expected become the dominant synoptic feature over the following few days. Towards the end of the week a trough is likely to develop near the northern coast, although it's position is currently uncertain.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Partly cloudy. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Monday 27 April
Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.
- Fire Danger
- North Western: Low-Moderate
- 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]
Tuesday 28 April
Mostly sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.
Wednesday 29 April
Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the east. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Thursday 30 April
Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Monday.