Bureau of Meteorology Forecasts

Alpine Areas | NSW | VIC | TAS

Snowy Mountains Forecast

Issued: Wed Sep 28
A high pressure ridge over eastern Australia is weakening as a complex low pressure system develops in the Bight. This low, together with a strong cold front, will move across southeast Australia from late on Wednesday through to Friday, bringing widespread rain and strong winds to many parts of New South Wales in this period. Another weak high pressure ridge will build across the state on Saturday, before the next cold front is expected to cross the state during Sunday and Monday.

Mostly sunny. Light morning frost. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then tending north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Chance of snow 1800m : 0%
1400m : 0%
1000m : 0%
Thu Sep 29
Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1100 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h tending northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then turning northwesterly 35 to 50 km/h in the middle of the day.
Chance of snow 1800m : 80%
1400m : 50%
1000m : Below 5%
Fri Sep 30
Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds north to northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h tending west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Chance of snow 1800m : 90%
1400m : 80%
1000m : 20%
Sat Oct 1
Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers about the ranges, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1400 metres. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h.
Chance of snow 1800m : 50%
1400m : 20%
1000m : 0%

Source: Bureau of Meteorology. Source id: IDN11032