Forecast issued at 4:34 pm EST on Tuesday 27 September 2016.
A high pressure ridge over New South Wales is weakening and a strong cold front and a low preceded by a rain band will move through during Thursday and Friday. Another cold front is expected to cross the state Sunday/Monday.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Mostly clear. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Wednesday 28 September
Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon then tending north to northeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.
- Fire Danger
- Illawarra/Shoalhaven: Low-Moderate
- Southern Ranges: Low-Moderate
Sun protection 8:50am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]
Thursday 29 September
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h turning northwesterly 35 to 50 km/h in the early afternoon then decreasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 17.
Friday 30 September
Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 17.
Saturday 1 October
Partly cloudy. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 20.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Wednesday.