Snowy Mountains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Monday 29 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front will cross New South Wales during Tuesday with a high pressure system south of the Bight and extending a ridge behind it. The high will move over southeastern Australia on Thursday and it is expected to become slow-moving.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Mostly clear. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h turning north to northwesterly in the evening.

Chance of snow
40% at 1800m
30% at 1400m
Below 5% at 1000m

Tuesday 30 May

Partly cloudy. Areas of frost and patchy fog in the morning. High (70%) chance of rain about the alpine peaks, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning and afternoon.

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Chance of snow
60% at 1800m
30% at 1400m
Below 5% at 1000m

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Snow at times. Windy. Perisher Valley -6 3
Possible shower. Cooma -5 13
Rain or snow at times. Cabramurra -1 2
Snow at times. Windy. Thredbo Top Station -5 0
Rain at times. Jindabyne -3 9

Wednesday 31 May

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Patchy morning fog near the Victorian border. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

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

Thursday 1 June

Areas of frost and patchy fog in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.

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

Friday 2 June

Patchy morning fog. Areas of morning frost. Sunny day. Light winds.

Chance of snow
0% at 1800m
0% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

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

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