View of Tallow Beach from the lighthouse in Byron bay, during a storm. Photo : Mireille Merlet-Shaw/The Northern Star
View of Tallow Beach from the lighthouse in Byron bay, during a storm. Photo : Mireille Merlet-Shaw/The Northern Star Mireille Merlet-Shaw

Enjoy the sunny weather while you can because rain is on the way

SATURDAY is shaping up to the the pick of the days in terms of weather this weekend.

According to the Bureau of Meteorology a high pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea is moving slowly east maintaining a ridge along the New South Wales north coast.

On Sunday a broad low pressure trough will move over the state and it is expected to be the dominant synoptic feature over the next few days bringing widespread showers or rain to most of the districts.

Here is the forecast for the next few days:

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming south easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Sunday: Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Monday: Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.



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