Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. Areas of fog about the Southern Highlands later this evening. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening. 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.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Patchy fog in the morning, mainly about higher ground. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Cloudy. Patchy fog about the Southern Highlands in the early morning. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm about the Southern Highlands in the afternoon. Light winds.
Sunday Cloudy. The chance of fog in the morning and afternoon. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. Light winds.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds N/NE and light increasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the day then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Illawarra Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||19||27||80%||1-5mm||Nil||E 7||88||E 16||76|
||16||23||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 13||98||ENE 17||82|
||19||27||70%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 9||90||E 16||74|
||20||25||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 13||80||E 20||74|
Queensland may see its first tropical cyclone in two years in coming days, although the situation is still hard to call.
A tropical low off north Queensland has a high chance of developing into a cyclone and making landfall by early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.
It runs one of the most-viewed websites in Australia and broadcasts its weather forecasts and warnings around the country each day.