Southern Tablelands Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Friday 13 December 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure extends from Queensland into western New South Wales, with another trough moving slowly along the far north coast. Meanwhile, a high pressure system over the Bight extends a ridge across the state's south to the Tasman Sea. No significant changes in this pattern are expected during the next couple of days. A fairly weak cold front looks set to affect southeastern parts of the state on Monday, after which a high should move to the Tasman Sea. This is forecast to result in increasingly warm air being drawn down from central and northern Australia through the middle of next week.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Areas of smoke haze. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Saturday 14 December

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southeast in the late afternoon and evening. Areas of smoke haze. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then shifting east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger
Australian Capital Territory: Very High
Southern Ranges: Very High

Sun protection 8:40am to 5:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Smoke haze. Goulburn 12 29
Smoke haze. Yass 10 31
Smoke haze. Canberra 11 30

Sunday 15 December

Partly cloudy. Areas of smoke haze. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming westerly 25 to 40 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Monday 16 December

Mostly sunny. Areas of smoke haze. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 35.

Tuesday 17 December

Hot and mostly sunny. Areas of smoke haze. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 35.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Saturday.

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