Upper Western Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:31 pm EST on Thursday 17 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A high to the west extends a strengthening ridge of high pressure over New South Wales today, while a deep low remains over the eastern Tasman Sea. The ridge is expected to remain the dominant feature in the region over the next few days, briefly weakening during Friday as a frontal system passes across the south, before reasserting itself on the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Light winds.

Friday 18 April

Sunny. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

UV Alert from 9:40 am to 2:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Bourke 10 28
Sunny. Tibooburra 12 28
Partly cloudy. Cobar 10 26

Saturday 19 April

Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Sunday 20 April

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Monday 21 April

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid 20s.

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

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