Illawarra Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:34 pm EST on Tuesday 27 September 2016.

Weather Situation

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]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bowral 4 17
Sunny. Nowra 8 20
Sunny. Wollongong 11 19

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.

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