South West Slopes Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Saturday 22 July 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over southeast Australia is promoting fine and mostly clear conditions in New South Wales. The high will move to the state's northeast later today, while a weak cold front approaches from the southwest. This front will skim across the south on Sunday, bringing windy conditions but little in the way of precipitation, before the high across the north reasserts its dominance on Monday. A more significant cold front is forecast to affect the region mid-week.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Sunny. Patchy fog in the north early this morning. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 14.

Sun protection 11:50am to 1:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Morning frost. Sunny. Young 14

Sunday 23 July

Partly cloudy. Areas of frost in the morning. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1300 metres. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around minus 1 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 16.

Monday 24 July

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 14.

Tuesday 25 July

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Areas of morning frost. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending north to northwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 17.

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

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