Northern Rivers Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Wednesday 4 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A trough over the far southeast will move further east and weaken early Thursday. A high pressure ridge will build across New South Wales over the next few days, and a high pressure system will become established in the Tasman Sea later in the week. An approaching cold front on Thursday will largely pass south of the state, with the next cold front forecast to affect New South Wales on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Clear. Light winds.

Thursday 5 May

Patchy fog in the early morning. Sunny day. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 2:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Byron Bay 17 24
Sunny. Lismore 12 25
Sunny. Grafton 11 26
Sunny. Ballina 14 25
Mostly sunny. Tweed Heads 18 25

Friday 6 May

Patchy morning fog. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Saturday 7 May

Mostly sunny. Areas of morning fog. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Sunday 8 May

Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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