Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 29 June 2016.
A large high pressure system over northern New South Wales extends a firm ridge and a dry, cold airmass into much of the state. The high will shift slowly east and lie near southeast Queensland on Thursday and should gradually weaken, with the ridge relaxing as a result. A surface trough will shift east over the southern interior of Queensland on Thursday before contracting off the southern coast early Friday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Clear. Light winds.
Thursday 30 June
Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost inland. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 22.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 10:10 am to 1:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]
Friday 1 July
Sunny. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.
Saturday 2 July
Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the south. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.
Sunday 3 July
Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost in the south. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Thursday.