Hunter Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Saturday 13 July 2024.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge extends across the state from the west while a low pressure system deepens over the Tasman Sea. This low is forecast to move south during the weekend and then weaken a little as it moves north on Monday or Tuesday. After this it will move away to the east as a new ridge of high pressure develops across the north of the state.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Mostly clear. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h.

Large and powerful surf conditions for the rest of the day are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.

Sunday 14 July

Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower about the Upper Hunter, near zero chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1200 metres in the evening. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 17.

Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.

Fire Danger
North Coast: No Rating
Greater Hunter: No Rating
Greater Sydney Region: No Rating
Central Ranges: No Rating

Sun protection 11:10am to 12:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Newcastle 7 18
Mostly sunny. Maitland 5 17
Partly cloudy. Singleton 6 17
Mostly sunny. Gosford 6 17
Partly cloudy. Scone 3 15

Monday 15 July

Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower about the Upper Hunter, near zero chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.

Large and powerful surf conditions in the early morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.

Tuesday 16 July

Cloudy. Medium chance of showers. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.

Wednesday 17 July

Cloudy. Medium chance of showers. Snow possible above 1400 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 17.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Sunday.

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