Northern Rivers Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Tuesday 30 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge over New South Wales is weakening. A cold front preceded by a rain band will move through state during Wednesday followed by a low pressure trough developing across the western parts on Thursday and deepening before moving over the Tasman Sea during Saturday. In the wake of the trough another high pressure system is expected to move over southeastern Australia on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Light winds.

Wednesday 31 August

Becoming cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower at night. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Sun protection 9:00am to 2:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible late shower. Byron Bay 15 21
Cloudy. Lismore 9 23
Possible late shower. Grafton 10 24
Possible late shower. Ballina 12 22
Cloudy. Tweed Heads 16 21

Thursday 1 September

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Friday 2 September

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Saturday 3 September

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain in the morning. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h turning west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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