Central Tablelands

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:17 am EST on Friday 25 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A high over the northern Tasman Sea extends a weak ridge to southeast Queensland, while a deep low lies well south of Tasmania. A cold front is expected to weaken over the northeast during Friday as a high pressure system moves from the Bight to the Tasman Sea. Another cold front is forecast in the south later Saturday, continuing through to the Queensland border on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms, more widespread in the afternoon then clearing this evening. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h turning northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 23.

Fire Danger
Greater Hunter: Low-Moderate
Greater Sydney Region: Low-Moderate
Illawarra/Shoalhaven: Low-Moderate
Southern Ranges: Low-Moderate
Central Ranges: Low-Moderate
North Western: High

UV Alert from 9:50 am to 2:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two, possible storm. Orange 18
Shower or two, possible storm. Mudgee 22
Shower or two, possible storm. Bathurst 20
Shower or two, possible storm. Lithgow 16
Showers, possible storm. Katoomba 15
Showers, possible storm. Springwood 19

Saturday 26 April

Cloud increasing. Patchy fog early in the morning. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h shifting west to southwesterly in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 23.

Sunday 27 April

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. The chance of showers about the Blue Mountains in the morning. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 20.

Monday 28 April

Partly cloudy. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 21.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Friday.

Product IDN11030