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An intense low pressure system is producing severe conditions across New Zealand and will drive a dangerous large and powerful swell not only along the Sydney coastline but along all the states ocean beaches with rock fishing, swimming and surfing not recommended in the next 2 days. The weather is... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ABC New South Wales
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Forecast models continue to suggest a dry and mostly sunny forecast across the Easter break with parts of the south east and far northern tropics the only exception. In the south east weak front will cross the region tomorrow, Sunday and late overnight Monday but these systems are expected to... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Weather Man
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After what seems like weeks on end of cloud cover skies have cleared just in time for the Easter Long Weekend with a dry and mostly sunny forecast for Sydney and most of NSW and ACT. A weak change crossing the south east during Good Friday will have no impact... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ABC New South Wales
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A ridge of high pressure will be the dominant feature across most of the continent during the Easter break resulting in mostly sunny and dry Autumn weather away from the far northern tropics and far south east. Brisbane: Sunny, max temps in the high 20's to low 30. Sydney: Mostly... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Weather Man
The Easter long weekend is looking dry and mostly sunny across Sydney and most of the state through the Easter break with coastal showers expected to clear for Thursday's exodus of holiday makers. Leading up to Easter the cloud and showers will continue with an increase in spread and frequency... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ABC New South Wales
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There is nothing in the forecast models to indicate widespread severe weather conditions around the nation with a huge swathe of the continent expected to see clear dry and mostly sunny conditions and relatively light to moderate winds under the influence of a belt of high pressure extending from the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Weather Man
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Very destructive wind gusts of up to 280 km/hr are expected to extend 80km from the eye of TC Ita posing a serious threat to life and property. Gales will extend just under 200km from the centre. Destructive to damaging winds around 170km/h are forecast for the Northern Tropical coast... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at The Weather Man
Overcast conditions will continue across Sydney although rainfall is still expected to be light with patchy rain developing before dawn Thursday before clearing by mid morning Friday. Behind the patchy rain isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible on Friday afternoon with showers then possible from Saturday afternoon through till the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at ABC New South Wales
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Far North Queensland is in for extremely dangerous weather as Tropical Cyclone Ita, expected to be severe category 4, starts to impact the coast between Cape Grenville and Port Douglas Thursday afternoon. These include VERY DESTRUCTIVE WINDS near the core and GALES extending some distance from the landfall location Sea... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at The Weather Man
Sydney averages 6.4 hours of sunshine per day in April but on Sunday there was just 1.1, Monday 3.3 and fairly constant cloud cover will keep sunshine hours below average till Sunday at best. Cloud cover will remain well above the monthly avergae through until Sunday at least with mostly... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at ABC New South Wales
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At this stage TC Ita is expected to a severe category 4 by Friday as it sits off the far north Queensland coast north of Cooktown, near Cape Melville. It could weaken as it approached the coast then crosses the Cape and moves into the Gulf of Carpentaria over the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at The Weather Man
The best Sydneysiders can hope for with regard to sunshine this week is some brief sunny periods with fairly cloudy conditions for most of the week. After today's showers it is expected to be mostly dry and Tuesday and Wednesday but the showers are possible again on Thursday with rain... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2014 at ABC New South Wales
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Tropical Cyclone Ita is expected to remain slow moving whilst strengthening over the Coral Sea. At this stage it is expected to approach the far northern Queensland Coast on Friday and may move into the Gulf of Capricornia during the weekend. There is some variation in its expected movement between... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2014 at The Weather Man
The weekend won't change a great deal from today's conditions with showers possible both days although any thunderstorms should be confined to Saturday. In general falls will be light and patchy but there could be some heavier totals associated with any thunderstorms. Conditions dry out from Monday with a clearing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at ABC New South Wales
Forecast models are suggesting accumulated falls of 10 to 20mm over much of Sydney from tonight to Monday with some isolated heavier falls possible with thunderstorms. A southerly wind change will sweep through Sydney around mid evening tonight. The heaviest and most widespread of the falls will be during Friday... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2014 at ABC New South Wales
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Tropical moisture from the Indian Ocean is expected to feed into a broad low developing in Western Australia and this system will move slowly east and is expected to produce widespread rainfall, showers and thunderstorms across Western Australia by the weekend, spreading into South Australia by the new week and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2014 at The Weather Man
There is the potential for some heavy rainfall about the ACT, Southern Tablelands and coast and parts of the central and southern inland in the next 2 to 3 days but totals in Sydney should be fairly light. There is plenty of moisture in the atmosphere so I wouldn't discount... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at ABC New South Wales
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A slow moving trough will trigger thundery rain across the northern ranges and eastern Gippsland and in a line from the north west to the south east of New South Wales and the ACT. There is the potential for locally moderate to heavy falls Thursday and Friday with severe thunderstorm... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at The Weather Man
Sydney will remain dry on Wednesday although cloud should increase later in the day. By Thursday morning cloudy conditions will lead to afternoon showers and isolated thunderstorms but at this stage falls should mostly be light. Friday will also be cloudy with patchy rain through the day clearing to isolated... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at ABC New South Wales
A burst of thundry rain along the ranges, Hunter and Central coast should cross Sydney overnight with a mostly dry start to Saturday. There is a potential for some light and isolated showers along the coast at first saturday potentially spreasing across Sydney in the afternoon and then possible at... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at ABC New South Wales
Rain will continue across Sydney overnight and during Friday morning although clearing through the early afternoon with a possible afternoon thunderstorms. From Saturday to Wednesday the chances of any showers is generally at or below 50:50 with any falls very light and of all the days potentially more likely on... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2014 at ABC New South Wales
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Heavy rainfall in parts of Queensland and New South Wales will mostly contract to the coastal districts by Friday and generally clear by Saturday to only isolated showers with most falls less than a millimetre or two. Through the weekend and into next week there are no widespread moderate to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2014 at The Weather Man
Onshore winds will maintain the humid and partly cloudy conditions with no sign of a clearing change or drier air mass approaching Sydney in the next 7 days. Sydney, the Hunter and far west of New South Wales are the regions of the state that forecast models expect to record... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2014 at ABC New South Wales
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Northern wet season rainfall so far: Rainfall so far this March: This weeks rainfall: Despite some rain, areas of 3 month drought: The outlook for developing El Nino looks grim. After below average rainfall for the eastern states there looks like no opportunity for catching up on deficit ahead of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2014 at The Weather Man
The remainder of the working week should see widespread showers and possible thunderstorms across Sydney with activity redeveloping along the coast and spreading throughout overnight. Accumulated 3 day rainfall totals should range from 10 to 30mm across all suburbs with some isolated heavier falls especially associated with thunderstorms. The weekend... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2014 at ABC New South Wales