South Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Thursday 29 September 2016.

Weather Situation

A complex low pressure system is centred over eastern South Australia, while an associated cold front is moving through northeast New South Wales. This low is expected to move southeast overnight and during Friday, to be positioned in eastern Bass Strait by Friday evening. A weak high pressure ridge will build across the state on Saturday as the low moves further away, before the next cold front is expected to cross the state during Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly clear. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning northerly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Friday 30 September

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h turning west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.

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

Sun protection 9:20am to 2:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Batemans Bay 7 17
Shower or two. Bega 6 19
Shower or two. Merimbula 7 18

Saturday 1 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Victorian border. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.

Sunday 2 October

Mostly sunny. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

Monday 3 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning westerly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

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

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