Southern Tablelands Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Tuesday 15 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies over the western Tasman sea as a slow-moving trough moves into western New South Wales. This trough will linger over the west and south of the state today, before moving further east as a cold front sweeps through New South Wales during Wednesday and Thursday. On Friday, a new ridge is expected to develop across the north of the state, while another weaker cold front is set to move across the south later Friday and Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 29.

Fire Danger
Australian Capital Territory: High
Southern Ranges: High

Sun protection 9:20am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Goulburn 27
Sunny. Yass 29
Mostly sunny. Canberra 27

Wednesday 16 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the afternoon. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Thursday 17 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds westerly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 17.

Friday 18 October

Sunny. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 30 km/h during the afternoon then turning northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 22.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Tuesday.

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