Hunter Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Tuesday 27 September 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge over New South Wales is weakening and a strong cold front and a low preceded by a rain band will move through the state during Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly sunny. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h tending westerly 30 to 45 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 23.

Fire Danger
North Coast: High
Greater Hunter: High
Greater Sydney Region: High
Central Ranges: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:50am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Windy. Partly cloudy. Newcastle 22
Windy. Partly cloudy. Maitland 23
Windy. Mostly sunny. Singleton 23
Mostly sunny. Gosford 22
Partly cloudy. Scone 21

Wednesday 28 September

Sunny. Light winds at first, then east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon tending north to northeasterly in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Thursday 29 September

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 23.

Friday 30 September

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers about the Upper Hunter, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 17.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Tuesday.

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