South Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Sunday 30 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A complex slow-moving low pressure system lies over the southern Tasman Sea while a high pressure system south of Tasmania extends a ridge across New South Wales. During Wednesday another low and an associated trough will cross the state with another high moving south of the Bight and extending a ridge behind it.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Large and powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.

Monday 31 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the coastal ranges. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the Victorian border, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 18.

Large and powerful surf conditions in the morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.

UV Alert from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Batemans Bay 2 18
Partly cloudy. Bega 2 17
Partly cloudy. Merimbula 4 16

Tuesday 1 September

Sunny. Areas of morning frost about the coastal ranges. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h tending southwesterly in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.

Wednesday 2 September

Areas of morning fog. Areas of morning frost about the coastal ranges. Mostly sunny day. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending northerly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 19.

Thursday 3 September

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending south to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.

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

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