Central Tablelands Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Tuesday 1 September 2015.

Weather Situation

A complex slow-moving low pressure system lies over the southern Tasman Sea while a high pressure system south of Tasmania extends a ridge across New South Wales. During Wednesday another low and an associated trough will move into the state before crossing the coast during Thursday. A high will then into the west of the state by Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Areas of fog and frost early this morning. Sunny afternoon. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 17.

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: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:30 am to 2:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Orange 11
Morning fog then sunny. Mudgee 16
Morning fog then sunny. Bathurst 14
Sunny. Lithgow 13
Sunny. Katoomba 14
Sunny. Springwood 19

Wednesday 2 September

Cloud increasing. Medium (60%) chance of rain at night. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening. Light winds becoming northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.

Thursday 3 September

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.

Friday 4 September

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 18.

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

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