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Sydneysiders and Easter campers heading to regional parts of New South Wales can expect warm, sunny, and mostly dry weather over the long weekend. Good Friday in Sydney is expected to reach 25 degrees with a small chance of light showers, but the weekend will bring highs of 27 degrees with plenty of sunshine. While there may be a few coastal showers on Friday, the rest of the state is likely to experience fine weather, according to senior meteorologist Dean Narramore from the Bureau of Meteorology.

Sydney will avoid a cold front that is set to bring rainy and gusty conditions to parts of south-east Australia, and western NSW may experience heavy rain on Sunday from leftover moisture from ex-Tropical Cyclone Megan. NSW Health has issued a warning for campers to pack repellent and cover up to avoid mosquito bites, as populations are booming in the state’s north after warm and wet weather. Popular coastal holiday destinations such as Ballina, Coffs Harbour, Nambucca, Newcastle, and Narooma have high mosquito numbers, with recent detections of mosquitoes carrying the Ross River and Barmah Forest virus on the state’s north coast.

Despite the warnings about mosquitoes, the Easter long weekend is set to be pleasant for those planning outdoor activities or camping trips. Sydney is expected to have mild and warm weather with temperatures in the mid to high 20s and plenty of sunshine. The Royal Easter Show is also taking place in Sydney, adding to the festive atmosphere in the city. While there may be misty mornings, the days are expected to be sunny and enjoyable for those looking to make the most of the long weekend.

Overall, the Easter long weekend looks to be a great time for Sydneysiders and holidaymakers across New South Wales to enjoy the outdoors and relax in the warm and mostly dry weather. Although there may be some coastal showers on Friday, most areas are expected to have fine conditions. Campers are advised to take precautions against mosquitoes, particularly in northern coastal areas where populations are high. With temperatures in Sydney set to be in the mid to high 20s and lots of sunshine, it’s a perfect time for outdoor activities and enjoying the holiday weekend.

As crowds head to the Royal Easter Show and campsites across the state, it’s important to be aware of the mosquito warnings and take steps to protect against bites. By packing repellent and covering up, holidaymakers can reduce the risk of mosquito-borne illnesses and enjoy a safe and comfortable long weekend. With Sydney spared from the rainy end to the weekend in other parts of the country, it looks like a great time to soak up the sunshine and make the most of the Easter break in New South Wales. Whether relaxing on the coast or exploring inland areas, the warm and dry weather is sure to make for a memorable holiday weekend.

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