South West Slopes Forecast

No warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Tuesday 19 March 2019.

Weather Situation

A broad trough of low pressure lies off the New South Wales coast. A trough in the upper levels of the atmosphere will heighten shower and storm activity near the coast today and Wednesday as it moves east into the Tasman Sea and weakens. A broad, weak trough also lies over inland New South Wales, and will likely deepen later Friday in the far west of the state.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers about the ranges, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Wednesday 20 March

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 31.

Fire Danger - Southern Slopes: High

Sun protection 9:50am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Young 13 29

Thursday 21 March

Mostly sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and early evening. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming easterly 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 31.

Friday 22 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers about the ranges, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

Saturday 23 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then turning east to northeasterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 31.

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

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