Hunter Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:22 pm EST on Saturday 25 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies over New South South Wales, bringing widespread frost to the state on Sunday morning in the wake of a cold front. A weak trough is expected to move through the state on Monday, followed by the return of the high pressure system on Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Clear. Light winds.

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

Sunday 26 June

Becoming cloudy. Morning frost. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.

UV Alert from 11:20 am to 12:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Newcastle 5 15
Morning frost. Mostly sunny. Maitland 1 15
Morning frost. Mostly sunny. Singleton -1 14
Mostly sunny. Gosford 4 15
Morning frost. Partly cloudy. Scone -3 14

Monday 27 June

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Light winds becoming westerly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.

Tuesday 28 June

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers along the coastal fringe, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1000 metres in north. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.

Wednesday 29 June

Mostly sunny. Patches of morning frost about the Upper Hunter. Slight (30%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, most likely in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.

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

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