South West Slopes Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Friday 6 December 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Bight extends a ridge into western New South Wales, while a series of cold fronts clip the state's southeast. The last of these fronts will clear the region tonight, allowing the high to become dominant as it drifts slowly east. This pattern will see a continuation of generally dry weather through the weekend, with temperatures increasing significantly early in the new week as hot air from central Australia is drawn into New South Wales. A broad, slow-moving trough looks set to offer some temperature relief mid-week, and may bring the odd shower or thunderstorm to eastern parts.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Clear. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Saturday 7 December

Sunny. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 30.

Fire Danger - Southern Slopes: High

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Young 8 29

Sunday 8 December

Sunny. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.

Monday 9 December

Hot and mostly sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 38.

Tuesday 10 December

Hot. Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending southeast to southwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 40.

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

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