South West Slopes Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:28 pm EST on Wednesday 12 August 2020.

Weather Situation

A weak high pressure system lies over the eastern the Tasman Sea. Meanwhile, a low south of the Bight will move slowly east during the next few days, with a series of associated troughs crossing southeast Australia. The next significant cold front is expected to affect the region during Friday and Saturday, as the low moves across Bass Strait and situates itself off the New South Wales south coast. This low is then expected to move southwards during Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.

Thursday 13 August

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers near the Victorian border, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Areas of morning fog. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.

Fire Danger - Southern Slopes: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 10:30am to 1:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Young 3 18

Friday 14 August

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.

Saturday 15 August

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1700 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 16.

Sunday 16 August

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1500 metres. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 14.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Thursday.

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