Hunter Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Friday 24 November 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea is maintaining a ridge towards the northern New South Wales coast, while a broad trough of low pressure lies near western border of New South Wales. The trough is expected to move very slowly eastward through western districts during today and the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm inland early this evening, mainly about the Upper Hunter. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Saturday 25 November

Sunny morning. The slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm about the Upper Hunter in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

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

Sun protection 8:30am to 4:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Newcastle 18 25
Sunny. Maitland 15 30
Mostly sunny. Singleton 13 31
Sunny. Gosford 16 27
Sunny. Scone 13 33

Sunday 26 November

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower about the Upper Hunter in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.

Monday 27 November

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

Tuesday 28 November

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon, with the chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Saturday.

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