Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
Fire Weather Warning
for the Greater Sydney Region and Illawarra/Shoalhaven fire areas.
Issued at 2:03 am EDT on Thursday 14 December 2017.
Very hot, dry and gusty northwesterly winds are expected ahead of a weak cold
front that will bring a mild southerly change to southern and central coastal
areas later in the evening.
For the rest of Thursday 14 December:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Greater Sydney Region and Illawarra/Shoalhaven
The NSW Rural Fire Service advises you to:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station,
www.rfs.nsw.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
The Rural Fire Service advises that if you are in an area of Severe Fire Danger:
- If you plan to leave finalise your options and leave early on the day
- Only stay if your home is well prepared and you can actively defend it
- Prepare for the emotional, mental and physical impact of defending your
property - if in doubt, leave.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.rfs.nsw.gov.au.
No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will
continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.
Avoca (34.6135°S, 150.4793°E, 687m AMSL) Avoca,NSW set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Today: Hot. Mostly sunny morning. The slight chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h tending W in the middle of the day then tending SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 40.
Forecast for Avoca (34.6135°S, 150.4793°E, 687m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum 18° 16° 17° 16° 16° 17° 20° Maximum 34° 26° 32° 26° 31° 32° 32° Chance of rain 60% 30% 50% 30% 40% 80% 60% Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm UV index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 25
Wind direction NW NW SSE ENE N NW SSE ESE NNE NNE NNW NNW NW NW Relative humidity 41% 21% 87% 61% 56% 37% 81% 60% 76% 43% 54% 25% 43% 31% Dew point 12°C 9°C 16°C 18°C 16°C 15°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 16°C 10°C 14°C 13°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Avoca (34.6135°S, 150.4793°E, 687m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter 5:10am EDT 5:40am EDT 8:06pm EDT 8:35pm EDT 3:12am EDT 4:20pm EDT Waning crescent New moon Dec 18 First quarter Dec 26 Full moon Jan 02 Last quarter Jan 09
Temperature for next 7 days
Temperature in 7 days Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday 34 26 32 26 31 32 32
Rain for next 7 days
Rain in 7 days Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday 5 0 5 5 0 0 5