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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Lord Howe Island Forecast
Issued at 3:00 pm LHDT on Thursday 21 October 2021
for the period until midnight LHDT Monday 25 October 2021.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation
A trough of low pressure lies to the east of Lord Howe Island, as a low deepens
to the southeast. A high pressure system will develop to the north of the
island by Saturday maintaining mostly fine weather before a cold front
approaches on Sunday and crosses the island during Sunday night.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday 21 October
Partly cloudy.
Winds: W/SW 10 to 15 knots, decreasing to 5 to 10 knots during the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres abating below 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell: S/SW 1 to 1.5 metres.
2nd Swell: E/NE 1 to 1.5 metres.

Forecast for Friday 22 October
Becoming mostly sunny.
Winds: Variable below 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
1st Swell: S 1 to 1.5 metres.
2nd Swell: E about 1 metre.
Precis: Mostly sunny.                 Min 18    Max 22    
Sun protection 8:30am to 3:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

Forecast for Saturday 23 October
Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower later in the day.
Winds: Variable below 10 knots, becoming N/NW 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres by afternoon.
1st Swell: S about 1 metre.
2nd Swell: E below a metre.
Precis: Mostly sunny.                 Min 18    Max 22    

Forecast for Sunday 24 October
Becoming cloudy. High chance (80%) of showers developing by the afternoon.
Chance of a thunderstorm.
Winds: N to NW 15 to 25 knots becoming S/SW overnight.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
1st Swell: E 1.0 to 1.5 metres.
2nd Swell: SE below a metre.
Precis: Showers developing.           Min 18    Max 23    

Forecast for Monday 25 October
Cloudy periods. Medium (50%) chance of showers during the morning and evening.
Winds: S/SE 10 to 15 knots.
Precis: A few showers.                Min 16    Max 22    

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am LHDT Friday.

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