Northern Rivers Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Tuesday 4 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A cold front will move through New South Wales during Wednesday with a strong high pressure system moving east south of the Bight extending a ridge behind it. The high will move over southeastern Australia during Friday and over the Tasman Sea on Sunday. Another cold front is expected to cross the state during Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe later this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds.

Wednesday 5 August

Sunny. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.

UV Alert from 10:00 am to 1:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Byron Bay 8 17
Sunny. Lismore 4 18
Sunny. Grafton 4 19
Sunny. Ballina 6 18
Sunny. Tweed Heads 9 18

Thursday 6 August

Sunny. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 18.

Friday 7 August

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, most likely in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.

Saturday 8 August

Mostly sunny. Patchy morning fog inland. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 22.

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

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