Snowy Mountains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:16 am EST on Wednesday 3 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A deep, low pressure system lies over the western Tasman Sea bringing strong to gale-force southwest winds and large waves to the central part of the coast. The low is expected to move slowly to the east later today as a high pressure system moves to western NSW. The low should move slowly across the Tasman Sea Thursday and Friday with the winds and surf along the coast slowly decreasing.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Isolated showers in the south until evening, falling as snow above about 900 metres. Winds south to southwesterly 35 to 50 km/h.

Fire Danger
Monaro Alpine: Low-Moderate
Southern Slopes: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 10:20 am to 1:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

Chance of snow
30% at 1800m
30% at 1400m
30% at 1000m

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Windy. Cooma 9
Possible morning snow shower. Perisher Valley 2
Mostly sunny. Cabramurra 5
Possible morning snow shower. Thredbo Top Station 0
Possible shower. Jindabyne 7

Thursday 4 September

Partly cloudy. The chance of showers in the southeast in the morning. Patches of frost in the morning. Areas of fog in the morning. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Chance of snow
30% at 1800m
10% at 1400m
Below 5% at 1000m

Friday 5 September

Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1300 metres. Light winds.

Chance of snow
70% at 1800m
50% at 1400m
10% at 1000m

Saturday 6 September

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Slight chance of a shower. Light winds.

Chance of snow
20% at 1800m
Below 5% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Wednesday.

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