Northern Rivers Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Friday 27 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong high pressure ridge lies over southeastern Australia. On Monday a low pressure trough will develop over northeastern New South Wales and then it will move east and weaken during Wednesday as a cold front passes to the south. Another strong high is expected to move over the southwestern Tasman Sea behind the front extending a ridge across the state.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Saturday 28 March

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 20s.

Fire Danger - Far North Coast: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:40 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Byron Bay 21 27
Partly cloudy. Lismore 16 28
Partly cloudy. Grafton 16 28
Partly cloudy. Ballina 19 28
Partly cloudy. Tweed Heads 22 27

Sunday 29 March

Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Monday 30 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid 20s.

Tuesday 31 March

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Saturday.

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