Hunter Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Saturday 10 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is moving towards Tasmania extending a ridge along the New South Wales coast. The high will move over the Tasman Sea during Sunday and then it will continue to move east maintaining the ridge to the northwest. The next cold front is expected to cross the state on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 29.

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

Sun protection 8:40am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Newcastle 22
Partly cloudy. Maitland 26
Partly cloudy. Singleton 28
Partly cloudy. Gosford 24
Mostly sunny. Scone 29

Sunday 11 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm about the Upper Hunter in the afternoon. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

Monday 12 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.

Tuesday 13 December

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 37.

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

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