Upper Western Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Monday 4 March 2024.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred over Tasmania extends a ridge through NSW, while a trough lies over the northeast inland. The high will move up the east coast on Tuesday while the ridge remains over the state and the trough decays. A new cold front approaches Thursday which brushes southern parts of the state, with its associated trough forecast to sweep across the south and stalls. To the west a ridge is expected to follow behind this trough, extending from a new high pressure system in the Bight. On Friday, the high pressure is likely to move into the Tasman extending a ridge through central parts, while the trough is forecast to weaken.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Clear. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Tuesday 5 March

Sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm near the Queensland border in the late afternoon and evening. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending east to northeasterly in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Fire Danger
North Western: Moderate
Upper Central West Plains: Moderate
Far Western: Moderate

Sun protection 9:40am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bourke 18 37
Sunny. Tibooburra 20 37
Sunny. Cobar 17 35

Wednesday 6 March

Mostly sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Thursday 7 March

Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Friday 8 March

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Tuesday.

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