South Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Thursday 16 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A cold front across central New South Wales is expected to continue moving northeast today, clearing the far north east corner by evening. A high pressure ridge will strengthen on Friday in the wake of this front, with another strong cold front expected on the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly sunny. Areas of smoke haze. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h tending southwesterly in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 19.

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

Sun protection 10:50am to 1:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Batemans Bay 19
Mostly sunny. Bega 19
Mostly sunny. Merimbula 18

Friday 17 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost inland. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then tending northwest to northeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 18.

Saturday 18 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the Victorian border, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then turning westerly 35 to 50 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 19.

Sunday 19 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers near the Victorian border, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 800 metres. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h during the morning then turning southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 16.

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

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