Friday Mostly sunny. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h shifting SE 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe at night. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon. Light winds becoming N/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the day then tending N/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Illawarra Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||26||20%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 7||57||E 20||61|
||10||24||60%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 12||65||ESE 23||48|
||14||25||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 6||59||ESE 21||56|
||17||24||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 10||63||E 21||65|
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