Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Sunday 4 December 2016.
A broad low pressure trough extends from Queensland into western New South Wales. This trough is expected to be the dominant synoptic feature over the next few days, with only a weak front passing through southern parts of the State during Monday. This pattern will maintain hot conditions over the northern inland until Wednesday.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a light shower, most likely later tonight. Winds northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northerly in the late evening.
Monday 5 December
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 32.
- Fire Danger
- Illawarra/Shoalhaven: High
- Far South Coast: Low-Moderate
Sun protection 8:40am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]
Tuesday 6 December
Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm inland. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.
Wednesday 7 December
Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Thursday 8 December
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h shifting west to southwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Monday.