South Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Saturday 16 December 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving high pressure system over the Tasman Sea with a ridge to the northwest is directing hot northerly winds across New South Wales.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later tonight. Thunderstorms likely early this evening. Winds south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Sunday 17 December

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

Sun protection 8:30am to 5:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Cloudy. Batemans Bay 17 25
Cloudy. Bega 16 25
Cloudy. Merimbula 15 23

Monday 18 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, with the chance of a thunderstorm in the early afternoon. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northerly before dawn then becoming light in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.

Tuesday 19 December

Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north in the afternoon, with the chance of a thunderstorm. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 40.

Wednesday 20 December

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly during the afternoon then tending southeast to southwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Sunday.

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