South West Slopes Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Saturday 22 February 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system in the Bight is extending a ridge to the Tasman Sea, while a trough of low pressure lies over inland New South Wales. The high will drift slowly eastwards during the next few days, maintaining a ridge along the coast while the inland trough moves further west. The next significant change looks set to arrive during the middle of the coming week.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Mostly sunny. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming east to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 31.

Fire Danger - Southern Slopes: High

Sun protection 9:30am to 4:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Young 31

Sunday 23 February

Mostly sunny. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 32.

Monday 24 February

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the ranges in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 33.

Tuesday 25 February

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 34.

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

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