South Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Wednesday 24 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough which moved through western New South Wales yesterday is continuing towards the northeast today, with cooler weather behind it. Following the trough, a high pressure system will drift across from the west to become the dominant feature in the region during Thursday and Friday, promoting generally fine conditions. The next frontal system is expected later on the weekend, but currently looks unlikely to bring much rain.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere, mostly clearing in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming southwesterly 30 to 40 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 20.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible early shower/storm. Batemans Bay 21
Showers. Possible morning storm. Bega 20
Showers. Possible morning storm. Merimbula 20

Thursday 25 May

Sunny. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then becoming light in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 19.

Friday 26 May

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the coastal ranges. Areas of morning fog in the north. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 19.

Saturday 27 May

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Wednesday.

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