Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Sunday 31 August 2014.
A complex low pressure system lies over the central Tasman Sea, while a high over New Zealand extends a ridge into southeast Australia. The low is expected to remain over the Tasman Sea today, although gradually shift towards New Zealand. A cold front from the Southern Ocean is forecast to move across the state early next week.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Sunny. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid 20s.
UV Alert from 9:50 am to 2:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]
Monday 1 September
Sunny morning. Patchy rain during the late afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the morning ahead of a southwesterly change 25 to 40 km/h in western and central parts during the afternoon and evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Tuesday 2 September
Partly cloudy. Medium chance of rain in the east in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 22.
Wednesday 3 September
Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Sunday.