Illawarra

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Tuesday 21 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends into New South Wales from a high to the east of Tasmania. This high will move over the southwestern Tasman Sea during Wednesday strengthening the ridge to the north. A low pressure trough is expected to move over the southwest of the state during Thursday, and into the east of the state on Friday, as the high weakens. A following front is expected to move through most of the state on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Wednesday 22 October

Mostly sunny. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending north to northeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

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

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Bowral 7 21
Mostly sunny. Nowra 10 24
Cloud clearing. Wollongong 13 21

Thursday 23 October

Partly cloudy. Patchy fog inland in the early morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Friday 24 October

Cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending north to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Saturday 25 October

Sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm about the Southern Highlands in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending south to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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