Northern Rivers Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Saturday 25 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough lies over western New South Wales. The trough is expected to remain as the dominant synoptic feature over the forecast period with cold fronts moving to the south.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and early afternoon. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Fire Danger - Far North Coast: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:30am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible morning shower. Byron Bay 25
Possible shower. Lismore 27
Cloudy. Grafton 27
Possible morning shower. Ballina 27
Possible shower. Tweed Heads 27

Sunday 26 March

Mostly sunny morning. High (80%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 18 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Monday 27 March

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 20s.

Tuesday 28 March

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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