New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 am EST on Friday 23 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over southeast Australia is the dominant synoptic feature in the region, promoting fine conditions over New South Wales. A fairly weak cold front looks set to arrive on the weekend as the high decays, but is not expected to bring any significant rain. Following this, a new ridge is expected to extend across from the west at the start of next week.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Fine and partly cloudy. Cool to cold morning, with widespread frost and fog about the ranges and western inland. Warm afternoon in the northwest. Northwest to southwesterly winds.

Saturday 24 June

The chance of a shower in southern and central districts, more likely about western slopes of the southern ranges, with snow above 1500 metres on Alps. Fine and partly cloudy elsewhere. Cool morning, with early frost and fog patches about the tablelands and adjacent slopes. Warm afternoon in the northwest. Light and variable winds inland, tending west to southwesterly near the coast.

Sunday 25 June

A shower or two in southern and central districts, more likely about western slopes of the southern ranges, with snow above 1500 metres on Alps. Fine and partly cloudy in the north. Early frost and fog on the ranges and adjacent slopes. Warm afternoon in the northwest. West to northwesterly winds, turning southwesterly across the southern inland.

Monday 26 June

The chance of showers over the southern inland, with snow showers above 1400 metres on the Alps. Fine and mostly sunny elsewhere. Early frost patches on the ranges and adjacent slopes. Light and variable winds inland, and south to southwesterly winds near the coast.

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

Product IDN10031