Friday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain and showers during this morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h shifting W/SW 30 to 45 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h before dawn then tending S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Monday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming N/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Illawarra Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||30||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NNE 26||73||NNW 20||79|
||15||28||80%||1-5mm||Nil||N 25||77||NW 30||77|
||18||29||80%||5-10mm||Nil||NNE 19||69||NNW 24||78|
||20||28||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NNE 29||78||NNW 18||82|
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