Forecast issued at 5:40 am CDT on Tuesday 21 October 2014.
A high pressure is centred over the Tasman Sea. A low pressure trough over the far west of the State will move east, reaching eastern parts of the State mid week. A high will follow the trough, moving south of the Bight and reaching the Tasman Sea by Friday. Another low pressure trough will move over the State on Friday.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower late this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm late this afternoon and evening. Winds northeasterly 30 to 45 km/h tending northerly in the middle of the day then tending northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
Fire Danger - Severe
UV Alert from 9:40 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]
Wednesday 22 October
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning southerly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Thursday 23 October
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south, most likely in the early morning.Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.
Friday 24 October
Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm CDT Tuesday.