Upper Western Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:48 pm EST on Tuesday 2 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A trough and associated cold front over northeast New South Wales will continue eastwards tonight as a low pressure centre deepens over the Tasman Sea, assisted by the presence of cold air in the upper atmosphere. This development is expected bring strengthening winds to coastal areas, possibly reaching gale-force in places. Later on Wednesday the low should move away from the coast as a high pressure ridge becomes dominant over southeast Australia.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Wednesday 3 September

Mostly sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 18.

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

UV Alert from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bourke 7 19
Mostly sunny. Tibooburra 7 19
Sunny. Cobar 6 16

Thursday 4 September

Partly cloudy. The chance of showers from the early afternoon. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 20.

Friday 5 September

Mostly sunny. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Saturday 6 September

Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Wednesday.

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