Northern Rivers Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:16 am EDT on Monday 24 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A broad low pressure trough lies across NSW bringing bringing unsettled conditions to most districts. On Monday a stronger cold front with milder southerly winds behind will move through the west and southeast of the state during the day before weakening into a trough over the far northeast on Tuesday. Behind the front a high pressure system will move very slowly towards Tasmania strengthening a ridge throughout the state and generally stabilising conditions by the end of the weak, particularly over the inland.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Hot. Partly cloudy. Winds northerly 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 40.

Fire Danger - Far North Coast: Very High

UV Alert from 8:40 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Windy. Partly cloudy. Byron Bay 27
Partly cloudy. Lismore 34
Partly cloudy. Grafton 37
Partly cloudy. Ballina 30
Partly cloudy. Tweed Heads 27

Tuesday 25 November

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h shifting southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 39.

Wednesday 26 November

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Thursday 27 November

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of isolated thunderstorms inland in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming southerly 20 to 30 km/h during the day then tending southeasterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Monday.

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