South Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Tuesday 22 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A cold front will continue to cross far northeast New South Wales, moving into the Tasman Sea this evening. Following this, a complex low pressure system to the west of Tasmania will bring windy conditions to southern parts of the state this evening and during Wednesday, while a weak ridge of high pressure extends across the north. Another stronger cold front looks set to bring a significant cold outbreak at the end of the week.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Winds westerly 35 to 50 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening.

Wednesday 23 September

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the Victorian border from the late morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds westerly 35 to 50 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 22.

Fire Danger
Illawarra/Shoalhaven: High
Far South Coast: High

Sun protection 9:10am to 2:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Batemans Bay 10 22
Partly cloudy. Bega 7 21
Partly cloudy. Merimbula 9 20

Thursday 24 September

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to northeasterly in the early afternoon then shifting west to northwesterly during the afternoon and evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.

Friday 25 September

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the south. High (80%) chance of showers near the Victorian border, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1100 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm near the Victorian border in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 19.

Saturday 26 September

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers near the Victorian border, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1100 metres. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h turning southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h during the morning then tending west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 19.

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

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