South Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Wednesday 22 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge over New South Wales is weakening and a low pressure trough is moving over the far wests. During Thursday and Friday the trough will move east as a cold front approaches from the west and the ridge weakens further.This front will cross the state on Saturday with another front expected to move through during Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Clear. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Thursday 23 October

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

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

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Batemans Bay 12 25
Mostly sunny. Bega 11 26
Mostly sunny. Merimbula 11 23

Friday 24 October

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Saturday 25 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Sunday 26 October

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 22.

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

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