Riverina Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Sunday 26 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A low is centred over the western Tasman Sea, while a strong high south of the Bight extends a ridge into western New South Wales. Between these systems, cool southerly winds are being drawn across New South Wales. On Monday the low is forecast to move away to the east as the high drifts slowly closer. This ridge is expected become the dominant synoptic feature over the following few days. Towards the end of the week a trough is likely to develop near the northern coast, although it's position is currently uncertain.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Monday 27 April

Becoming cloudy. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.

Fire Danger
Eastern Riverina: Low-Moderate
Southern Riverina: Low-Moderate
Northern Riverina: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 10:20 am to 2:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Becoming cloudy. Wagga Wagga 6 17
Partly cloudy. Albury 7 17
Partly cloudy. Hay 7 17
Partly cloudy. Deniliquin 6 17
Becoming cloudy. Griffith 7 17

Tuesday 28 April

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 18.

Wednesday 29 April

Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 20.

Thursday 30 April

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the north, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northwest. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

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

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