Lord Howe Island Forecast

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
New South Wales
Lord Howe Island Forecast
Issued at 5:00 am EDT Wednesday on 18 January 2017

Warning Summary at issue time
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Weather Situation
A high pressure ridge to the east of Lord Howe Island is currently directing a
moist northerly airstream over the region. A low pressure trough is expected to
cross the island on Thursday morning bringing brief showers and a fresh
southerly wind change. The next low pressure system is expected to develop on
Friday off the southern NSW coast. The preceeding rainband will bring wet and
windy conditions over Lord Howe Island from late Friday. A fresh and gusty
southerly change on Saturday late morning should see rain and thunderstorms
easing to a light shower or two.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a morning shower. N/NW winds 15/20 knots.
Slight seas. A low SW swell tending W later in the day.
Precis: Possible morning shower.  Max: 28

UV Alert: Sun protection  8:20am to  5:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16
Forecast for  Thursday
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of a morning shower. S/SE'ly winds 15/25
Precis: Morning shower or two.  Min: 22  Max: 27

Forecast for  Friday
Cloud increasing. Medium (60%) chance of rain in the late evening. E/NE winds
10/15 knots, tending N/NE 15/25 knots in the afternoon.
Precis: Late rain developing.  Min: 21  Max: 27

Forecast for  Saturday
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the morning. Slight (30%)chance of a shower
in the afternoon. Possible thunderstorm with the change. NW winds 15/25 knots
turning S/SE early in the afternoon .
Precis: Rain clearing.  Min: 23  Max: 27

The next routine forecast will be issued at  3:00 pm EDT Wednesday