Illawarra Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Monday 8 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving high pressure system south of the Bight extends a ridge along the New South Wales coast, while a weak trough lies across the state's west. During Tuesday and Wednesday a new high will form over the Tasman Sea, maintaining a ridge towards the northern coast. Meanwhile, the inland trough is expected to become orientated northwest-to-southeast, with little change through to the end of the week.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Clear. Light winds.

Tuesday 9 February

Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the early morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southeasterly in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Bowral 14 24
Partly cloudy. Nowra 17 26
Partly cloudy. Wollongong 19 25

Wednesday 10 February

Patchy fog in the early morning. Sunny day. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

Thursday 11 February

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Friday 12 February

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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