Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers along the coastal fringe, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 22. Large and powerful surf conditions in the early morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the evening. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending S/SW during the morning then tending S/SE during the day.
Monday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming S 15 to 20 km/h during the morning.
Illawarra Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||22||60%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 25||69||SSW 29||66|
||8||17||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 23||78||S 23||64|
||13||21||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 21||69||S 25||64|
||15||21||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 34||70||SSW 38||69|
Residents in the Whitsundays in central Queensland have been urged not to drink tap water for the next few days due to health risks.
Residents in northern New South Wales have been ordered to evacuate ahead of "unprecedented" flooding, and south-east Queensland has been hit by damaging winds and heavy rain.
Heavy rain is wreaking havoc across Queensland and northern NSW as the remnants of ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie move south.