Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Sunday 25 September 2016.
A weak cold front has now moved offshore into the Tasman Sea. A high pressure system is forecast to follow in the wake of the front, drifting slowly across the region. A low pressure system is expected to develop in the Bight. This low and associated frontal system are expected to move eastwards, affecting far western New South Wales on Wednesday before the front moves across much of the state on Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Clear. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Monday 26 September
Mostly sunny. The chance of fog in the south in the early morning. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.
- Fire Danger
- North Western: Low-Moderate
- Upper Central West Plains: Low-Moderate
- Far Western: Low-Moderate
Sun protection 8:50am to 3:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]
Tuesday 27 September
Sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.
Wednesday 28 September
Mostly sunny morning. Medium (60%) chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then tending north to northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Thursday 29 September
Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the east, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, mainly in the morning. Winds westerly 35 to 55 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Monday.