South West Slopes Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Saturday 16 October 2021.

Weather Situation

A high is centred over the eastern Tasman Sea and a complex low is moving over southeast Australia, with the main centre now just east of Tasmania. The low is extending a series of low pressure troughs northwards to track over southeastern NSW. The influence of the low should begin to ease later today before a ridge of high pressure extends across the state on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, easing in the evening. Snow falling above 1700 metres. Winds westerly 30 to 45 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 17.

Fire Danger - Southern Slopes: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:30am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two clearing. Young 15

Sunday 17 October

Mostly sunny. Patches of frost in the south in the early morning. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 19.

Monday 18 October

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near the Victorian border, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 23.

Tuesday 19 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 25.

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

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