Hunter Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Thursday 23 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea extends a ridge to the Queensland coast, while a trough over the southwest of New South Wales slowly moves northeast today and tomorrow.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Sunny. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 32 to 37.

Fire Danger
North Coast: High
Greater Hunter: High
Greater Sydney Region: High
Central Ranges: Very High

Sun protection 9:30am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Newcastle 28
Sunny. Maitland 35
Sunny. Singleton 37
Sunny. Gosford 31
Sunny. Scone 37

Friday 24 February

Sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

Saturday 25 February

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 30.

Sunday 26 February

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Thursday.

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