Northern Rivers Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Wednesday 6 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A cold front and strong west to southwesterly change crossed southern and central NSW yesterday and is expected to weaken as it moves through the northeast today. For the remainder of the week a series of fronts will clip the southern part of NSW while a high pressure ridge develops across northern NSW, leading to a cool, stable southwesterly airflow over the state.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Clear. Light winds.

Thursday 7 May

Partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the south in the early morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

UV Alert from 9:10 am to 2:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Morning shower or two. Byron Bay 18 22
Morning shower or two. Lismore 14 22
Early fog. Grafton 15 22
Morning shower or two. Ballina 16 23
Shower or two. Tweed Heads 19 24

Friday 8 May

Sunny. Areas of fog inland in the early morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Saturday 9 May

Sunny. Patchy morning fog in the north. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Sunday 10 May

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Thursday.

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