Upper Western Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Thursday 18 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A complex low pressure system with multiple centres is situated over the southern Tasman Sea, while a high is centred to the south of Adelaide. Windy conditions between these system are expected to gradually ease as the low moves away and loses influence later today. During the next few days the high is forecast to become the dominant feature in the region as it drifts slowly east, extending a ridge over New South Wales and promoting dry weather in most districts, although some cooler mornings.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Sunny. Winds southwest to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s.

Fire Danger
North Western: High
Upper Central West Plains: Low-Moderate
Far Western: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 3:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bourke 23
Sunny. Tibooburra 22
Sunny. Cobar 20

Friday 19 September

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning south to southwesterly in the late morning then tending south to southeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Saturday 20 September

Mostly sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly during the morning then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Sunday 21 September

Mostly sunny. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid 20s.

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

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