Australian Alps: Snowy Mountains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Thursday 20 September 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over central Australia is extending a ridge into New South Wales in the wake of a cold front. This high will drift slowly east during the next day or two, and is expected to be over the Tasman Sea by the weekend. The next cold front is forecast to affect most districts on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

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

Friday 21 September

Sunny. Patches of morning frost. Light winds.

Sun protection 9:00am to 2:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Perisher Valley -5 9
Morning fog/frost then sunny. Cooma -4 21
Sunny. Cabramurra -1 11
Sunny. Thredbo Top Station -5 6
Morning frost. Sunny. Jindabyne -2 17

Saturday 22 September

Mostly sunny. Patches of fog in the east in the early morning. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.

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

Sunday 23 September

Cloudy. Areas of fog and frost in the north in the morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 900 metres. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.

Chance of snow
40% at 1800m
20% at 1400m
10% at 1000m

Monday 24 September

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog near the Victorian border. Light winds.

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

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

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