Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Tuesday 25 October 2016.
A strong high pressure system over eastern Australia is slowly moving into the Tasman Sea. The next cold front is expected to enter the far southwest of the state on Wednesday morning and move further eastwards during Thursday. An inland trough extending from Queensland into northern New South Wales will dominate on Friday and Saturday, as a ridge of high pressure extends across southern parts of the state.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Mostly clear. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h.
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.
Wednesday 26 October
Cloudy. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.
- Fire Danger
- Illawarra/Shoalhaven: High
- Southern Ranges: High
Sun protection 9:10am to 4:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]
Thursday 27 October
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southeasterly early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 23.
Friday 28 October
Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.
Saturday 29 October
Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Wednesday.