South Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Sunday 21 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system off the New South Wales coast will drift slowly east during the coming days, while a trough develops over the state's west. The deepening of this trough early in the new week, assisted by an influx of warm and humid tropical air, is expected to bring unsettled weather to many districts during the coming days. It is likely that the trough will become more mobile during the second half of the week, shifting towards the northeast in response to an approaching upper-level system.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Mostly clear. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Monday 22 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger
Illawarra/Shoalhaven: Low-Moderate
Far South Coast: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 8:40 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Becoming windy. Partly cloudy. Batemans Bay 17 28
Partly cloudy. Bega 16 30
Partly cloudy. Merimbula 16 27

Tuesday 23 December

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Wednesday 24 December

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to southwesterly during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Thursday 25 December

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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