Illawarra

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Friday 18 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies near the Bight. A weak cold front will move briefly through state tonight and on Saturday while the high is slowly moving east. The high pressure system is expected to move over the southwestern Tasman Sea during Monday maintaining a ridge to northeastern New South Wales. The next cold front/trough system is expected to move through the state on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Mostly clear. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.

Large and powerful surf conditions in the evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.

Saturday 19 April

Mostly sunny with some afternoon cloudy. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h before dawn then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.

Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.

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

UV Alert from 9:40 am to 2:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Bowral 7 17
Mostly sunny. Nowra 11 21
Mostly sunny. Wollongong 14 20

Sunday 20 April

Sunny. Patches of light frost about higher ground early in the morning. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.

Monday 21 April

Partly cloudy. The chance of showers near the coast in the morning. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.

Tuesday 22 April

Cloudy. Isolated showers near the coast in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning westerly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.

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

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