Illawarra Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Friday 24 November 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea is maintaining a ridge towards the northern New South Wales coast, while a broad trough of low pressure lies near western border of New South Wales. The trough is expected to move very slowly eastward through western districts during today and the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower early this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm early this evening. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Saturday 25 November

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm about higher ground in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger
Illawarra/Shoalhaven: Low-Moderate
Southern Ranges: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:30am to 4:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible afternoon shower. Bowral 13 26
Sunny. Nowra 15 29
Sunny. Wollongong 18 25

Sunday 26 November

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Monday 27 November

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Tuesday 28 November

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Saturday.

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