South Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Thursday 17 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies over the northwest of the state as another cold front approaches from the southwest and is expected to move across southern parts of New South Wales on Friday. This pattern is generating vigorous westerly winds over the south, with winds expected to ease during Sunday as a high pressure system moves across the state in the wake of the front.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the coastal ranges. Winds westerly 35 to 50 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 20.

Sun protection 10:30am to 1:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Windy. Sunny. Batemans Bay 20
Windy. Mostly sunny. Bega 20
Windy. Mostly sunny. Merimbula 20

Friday 18 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the Victorian border, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 18.

Saturday 19 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers near the Victorian border, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 600 metres. Winds southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 16.

Sunday 20 August

Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.

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

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