Northern Rivers Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Monday 20 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system east of Tasmania with a trough to the north is rapidly moving south-southeast. A high pressure system over the Bight will move into the southwestern Tasman Sea early Tuesday extending a ridge along the New South Wales coast. Another trough is expected to move into the state during Thursday and deepen across the central parts of the state during Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Mostly clear. Light winds.

Tuesday 21 February

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger - Far North Coast: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:10am to 5:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Byron Bay 22 28
Partly cloudy. Lismore 18 29
Partly cloudy. Grafton 18 30
Partly cloudy. Ballina 21 29
Partly cloudy. Tweed Heads 24 27

Wednesday 22 February

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Thursday 23 February

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Queensland border, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 18 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Friday 24 February

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 18 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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