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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
New South Wales
 
Lord Howe Island Forecast
 
Issued at 3:00 pm EST Wednesday on 12 August 2020

 
Warning Summary at issue time
Nil
For the latest warning information please check the Bureau's web site
www.bom.gov.au/weather/nsw
 
Weather Situation
A high pressure ridge currently extends across the Tasman Sea, promoting
generally benign weather conditions. A trough is expected to cross Lord Howe
Island on Thursday before decaying, with the ridge briefly returning during
Friday ahead of a more significant change on Saturday.
 
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Winds variable below 10 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southeast to southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
 
Forecast for  Thursday
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, mainly in the afternoon, with the
chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NW 10 to 15 knots,  shifting W'ly in the
afternoon then becoming variable below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: South to southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Precis: Shower or two.  Min: 15  Max: 21

UV Alert: Sun protection  9:50am to  2:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach  4
[Moderate]
 
Forecast for  Friday
Mostly sunny. Winds variable below 10 knots, tending N/NE 10 to 15 knots in the
afternoon or evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre.
Precis: Mostly sunny.  Min: 17  Max: 21

 
Forecast for  Saturday
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, more likely in the evening. Chance
of a thunderstorm. Winds N'ly 15 to 25 knots, possibly reaching 30 knots late in
the day.
Precis: Showers developing. Becoming windy.  Min: 17  Max: 21

 
Forecast for  Sunday
Mostly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning, with
the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N'ly 20 to 30 knots early, becoming NW 15 to
20 knots during the morning then SW 10 to 15 knots later.
Precis: Shower or two. Wind easing.  Min: 16  Max: 20

 
The next routine forecast will be issued at  5:00 am EST Thursday