North West Slopes and Plains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:31 pm EST on Monday 6 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A cold front is over the southern Tasman Sea and a low is west of Bass Strait with a high to the south of Tasmania. The low is expected to weaken overnight and the cold front should sweep northwards, bringing a southerly change to New South Wales on Tuesday. The high should then move to the southern Tasman Sea in the wake of the cold front where it will remain for the rest of the week. A weak cold front and upper level disturbance are likely to affect the state on Thursday and Friday before a stronger cold front moves through on the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Clear. Light winds.

Tuesday 7 July

Patchy fog and frost in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 18.

UV Alert from 10:50 am to 1:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Morning fog and frost. Tamworth -1 15
Early fog then sunny. Moree 2 17
Early fog then mostly sunny. Narrabri 2 17

Wednesday 8 July

Patches of frost on the slopes in the early morning. Patchy fog in the early morning. Mostly sunny day. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 19.

Thursday 9 July

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog on the southern slopes. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the evening. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.

Friday 10 July

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.

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

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