Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Wednesday 7 October 2015.
A high pressure system near New Zealand extends a ridge along the east coast of Queensland. The ridge will gradually weaken through to late today, when it will strengthen once more as a new large high moves east across southeastern Australia and into the Tasman Sea on Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Patchy fog early this morning. Sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 33.
Fire Danger - Very High
UV Alert from 8:10 am to 3:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]
Thursday 8 October
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.
Friday 9 October
Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.
Saturday 10 October
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Wednesday.