FRI 29 December
Forecast models diverged yesterday in their longer term outlook for the period Jan 2-5.
The latest models indicate the following:
A pre-frontal trough with rain followed by a front with a S-SE wind change will move across NSW later today and tomorrow, SAT 30.
High pressure will follow and wind will shift SE-NE during SUN 31.
Part of the major trough across inland NSW will shift off the NSW coast on MON 01 and lay off the coast TUE 02 generating a weak S-SE wind flow along the coast. On WED 03, a front will move up the NSW with stronger S-SE winds through THU 04.
Weak high pressure on FRI 05 will see those SE wind ease and shift SE-NE on the coast but remain SW-SE well offshore mid Tasman.
WIND S/14-18 then SE/10-15 easing further to SE-E/5-10 at night.
WEATHER fairly cloudy with a morning shower or 2.
WEATHER mostly cloudy with a few showers at the coast – showers/thunderstorms inland over NE NSW.
WIND S-SE/15-20 easing SE/10-15 at night
WEATHER mostly cloudy with a few showers at the coast.
WIND SW-SE/5-12 then SE-E/10-15 afternoon and E-NE/5-10 at night
WEATHER fairly cloudy – probably dry