in Forbes of New South Wales, Australia
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -33.384 and 148.008 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -33° 23' 3" and E 148° 0' 27"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dollar - AUD
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 10:29 AM (Friday)
- Timezone: Australia/Sydney
- UTC/GMT offset: 9.5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:10 am and 5:07 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 39.377 and -31.178 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Lajes das Flores
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Australia.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Australia. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49
Delve into Forbes
Forbes in Forbes (New South Wales) with it's 4,838 habitants is a town located in Australia about 146 mi (or 235 km) north-west of Canberra, the country's capital town.
Time in Forbes is now 10:29 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Australia / Sydney with an UTC offset of 10 hours. We know of 9 airports closer to Forbes, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Australia is Forbes Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
Also, if you like the game of golf, there are some options within driving distance. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Canberra, Katoomba, Parramatta, Sydney and Hay. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 7°C / 44 °F
|Morning Temperature||6°C / 42 °F|
|Evening Temperature||6°C / 42 °F|
|Night Temperature||5°C / 41 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||2%|
|Air Pressure||1010 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Saturday, 19th of June 2021
8°C (47 °F)
4°C (39 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.
Sunday, 20th of June 2021
11°C (51 °F)
2°C (36 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Monday, 21st of June 2021
13°C (55 °F)
4°C (39 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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Forbes motocross Round 2 2013 with Nic Tomlinson #150 on his KTM SXF 250
Forbes motocross Round 2 2013 with Nic Tomlinson #150 on his KTM SXF 250.
♫ Zoomin' Thru Forbes, NSW ♫
Driving thru Forbes is fun. Nice little country town in a beautiful location on the Lachlan River. I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor (http://www.youtube.com/editor)
Pelican Sailing on Lake Forbes, Forbes, New South Wales, Australia
Forbes is a lovely NSW riverside town, with the Lachlan River nearby. Very pretty place. Here is a pelican sailing about Lake Forbes. As well as those fishing birds that look like shags or...
By the River at Forbes, NSW, Australia
Zoomin' along beside the river at Forbes, NSW, Australia, earlier today. (Yes, I know the camera was set a little too low. Still haven't got driving videos quite organized, just yet, but they...
Shags and Pelicans at Lake Forbes, Forbes, NSW, Australia
What are these beautiful wet sleek waterbirds? Are they shags or cormorants or something? They look like fishing birds, and appear to swim underwater--unlike their pelican friends who swim...
Stay Totally Interested (in your sexual health)
Forbes Young Film Makers created this video to raise awareness for sexually transmitted infections. We follow three teenagers as they navigate through the world of sexual health.
TBS Discovery Pro goes skiing
An Awesome afternoon on the Forbes Ski Dam. Mates + Boat + TBS Discovery Pro. Watch in HD and crank up the volume!
McDonald's Have Very Own Set of Traffic Lights ◔_◔
Here are the Golden Arches in Forbes, NSW, Australia. It's a tee-shaped intersection; but McDonald's, with its very own set of dedicated traffic lights, turns the intersection into an x-shaped...
The Johnston MultiHitch
The Johnston MultiHitch is a 'multiple hitch & transport device' for the use of front end loader attachments on the rear of tractors! The Johnston MultiHitch is a new innovation to increase...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Forbes, New South Wales
Forbes is a town in the Central West of New South Wales, Australia, located on the Newell Highway between Parkes and West Wyalong. At the 2006 census, Forbes had a population of 6,954. Forbes is probably named after Sir Francis Forbes, first Chief Justice of NSW. It is on the banks of the Lachlan River. It is 245 metres above sea-level and about 380 kilometres west of Sydney. The district is a cropping area where wheat and similar crops are grown.
Forbes Shire is a local government area in the central west region of New South Wales, Australia. In addition to the town of Forbes, the Shire includes the town and villages of Bedgerebong, Bundbarrah, Corradgery, Daroobalgie, Eugowra, Ooma North and Paytens Bridge. The Mayor of Forbes Shire Council is Cr. Ron Penny, who is unaligned with any political party.
Roman Catholic Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes is a suffragan Latin rite diocese of the Archdiocese of Sydney, established in 1887, initially as the Diocese of Wilcannia, and then changed to the current name in 1917. The diocese covers the Far West region of New South Wales in Australia.