Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Monday 23 January 2017.
A high over the Tasman Sea will bring a return to hotter north to northwesterly winds ahead of the next trough, expected to cross the west and south of New South Wales during Tuesday and the remainder on Wednesday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Mostly sunny. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h on the coast in the afternoon then tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 36.
- Fire Danger
- Illawarra/Shoalhaven: High
- Southern Ranges: High
Sun protection 9:00am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]
Tuesday 24 January
Hot ahead of a cool change in the afternoon. Sunny morning. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening with the chance of thunderstorms. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 40 km/h before shifting southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.
Wednesday 25 January
Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.
Thursday 26 January
Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Monday.