South Coast Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Thursday 13 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A broad, slow moving trough over western NSW draws humid air from Queensland over the state. A low pressure centre is expected to form within the trough near the Victorian border. This system, combined with high levels of moisture, is generating shower and thunderstorm activity throughout the state today, with some thunderstorms likely to become severe. Heavier showers and thunderstorms are expected to contract further east during Friday and Saturday, then to the northeast on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 21 to 27.

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

Sun protection 8:30am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Rain at times. Possible storm. Batemans Bay 25
Rain at times. Possible storm. Bega 25
Rain at times. Possible storm. Merimbula 23

Friday 14 December

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible in the south. Winds northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Saturday 15 December

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south. Winds northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon then tending northerly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

Sunday 16 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the Victorian border, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

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

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