Forecast issued at 5:18 am EST on Wednesday 19 June 2013.
A slow moving complex low pressure system lies over the southwestern Tasman Sea while a high pressure ridge lies over the Bight. The high will move eastwards over the next couple of days to be over the western Tasman Sea by late Thursday or Friday morning. The next cold front/trough is expected to move over the western parts of the state on Saturday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Mostly sunny. Areas of frost in the southeast early this morning. Winds south to southeasterly and light. Daytime maximum temperatures around 16.
UV Alert from 11:10 am to 1:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]
Thursday 20 June
Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Winds east to southeasterly and light. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.
Friday 21 June
Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the northeast early in the morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.
Saturday 22 June
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers in the far west from the morning until evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Wednesday.