Upper Western Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Sunday 25 September 2016.

Weather Situation

A weak cold front has now moved offshore into the Tasman Sea. A high pressure system is forecast to follow in the wake of the front, drifting slowly across the region. A low pressure system is expected to develop in the Bight. This low and associated frontal system are expected to move eastwards, affecting far western New South Wales on Wednesday before the front moves across much of the state on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Clear. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Monday 26 September

Mostly sunny. The chance of fog in the south in the early morning. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

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

Sun protection 8:50am to 3:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Bourke 7 21
Sunny. Tibooburra 9 23
Partly cloudy. Cobar 5 18

Tuesday 27 September

Sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

Wednesday 28 September

Mostly sunny morning. Medium (60%) chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then tending north to northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Thursday 29 September

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the east, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, mainly in the morning. Winds westerly 35 to 55 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.

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

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