Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments.
Flood Watch For The New South Wales Coastal River Catchments For The Hunter To The South Coast
Issued at 11:56 AM EST on Friday 01 July 2022
Flood Watch Number: 2
FLOODING POSSIBLE FOR THE HUNTER, CENTRAL COAST, GREATER SYDNEY REGION AND SOUTH COAST FROM SATURDAY
MAJOR FLOODING POSSIBLE IN THE HAWKESBURY NEPEAN VALLEY OVER THE WEEKEND
Heavy rainfall associated with a potential East Coast Low is forecast to develop through central parts of the NSW coast from the Hunter to the South Coast during the weekend and into early next week. This heavy rain may cause minor to moderate flooding along parts of the Hunter, Central Coast, Greater Sydney and South Coast. Major flooding is possible in the Hawkesbury Nepean Valley over the weekend.
Rainfall is expected to intensify further in the new week and may cause additional river rises and flooding along the NSW coast.
Water storages are near capacity.
Catchments soil moisture is average to wet along the NSW coast.
The weather system is expected to cause flooding for the catchments listed from Saturday. Flood Classes (minor, moderate, major) are only defined for catchments where the Bureau provides a flood warning service.
Catchments likely to be affected include:
Goulburn and Upper Hunter Rivers
Wollombi Brook and Lower Hunter River
Paterson and Williams Rivers
Upper Nepean River
Hawkesbury and Lower Nepean Rivers
Upper Coxs River
Georges and Woronora Rivers
St Georges Basin
Manning and Gloucester Rivers
For the latest flood and weather warnings see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/
For the latest rainfall and weather forecasts see www.bom.gov.au/australia/meteye/
For the latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood
Flood Safety Advice:
FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.nsw.gov.au
For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500
For life threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately
This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and streams must monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings and be ready to move to higher ground should flooding develop.
Flood Warnings will be issued if Minor Flood Level is expected to be exceeded at key sites along the main rivers for which the Bureau of Meteorology provides a flood warning service.
Severe Weather Warnings will be issued or updated if very heavy rain is forecast or observed.
For more information on the Flood Watch Service: http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml}
The next Flood Watch will be issued by 02:00 pm EST on Saturday 02 July 2022.
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7 day forecast
Sydney Airport 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high chance of rain. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Forecast for Sydney Airport (33.9442°S, 151.1828°E, 4m AMSL) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Summary Minimum 10° 13° 14° 13° 14° 15° 14° Maximum 16° 15° 17° 19° 20° 21° 21° Chance of rain 90% 90% 90% 80% 80% 90% 90% Likely amount 20-40mm 40-80mm 40-80mm 20-40mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 5-10mm UV index Low Low Low Low Low - - 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 15
Wind direction SW SW SSE SSE SE SSE SSE SSE SSW SSW S S SSW SSW Relative humidity 90% 83% 80% 79% 78% 80% 79% 77% 76% 71% 69% 67% 73% 67% Dew point 10°C 11°C 10°C 10°C 12°C 12°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 12°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Sydney Airport (33.9442°S, 151.1828°E, 4m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon 6:34am EST 7:01am EST 4:57pm EST 5:24pm EST 8:42am EST 6:39pm EST Waxing crescent First quarter Jul 07 Full moon Jul 14 Last quarter Jul 21 New moon Jul 29
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 16 1 Saturday Saturday 15 2 Sunday Sunday 17 3 Monday Monday 19 4 Tuesday Tuesday 20 5 Wednesday Wednesday 21 6 Thursday Thursday 21 7 Thursday Thursday 21
Rain for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 40 1 Saturday Saturday 80 2 Sunday Sunday 80 3 Monday Monday 40 4 Tuesday Tuesday 10 5 Wednesday Wednesday 20 6 Thursday Thursday 10 7 Thursday Thursday 10