Lord Howe Island Forecast

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Lord Howe Island Forecast
Issued at 3:00 pm LHDT on Monday 18 October 2021
for the period until midnight LHDT Friday 22 October 2021.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure over Lord Howe Island will maintain mostly settled
conditions for the next two days until the passage of a trough and low pressure
system, most likely Tuesday night/Wednesday. The low should clear to the east
on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday 18 October
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower.
Winds: N/NE 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell: S/SW 2 to 2.5 metres.
2nd Swell: N/NE below 1 metre.
Surf conditions may be more powerful than they appear and are expected to be
hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.

Forecast for Tuesday 19 October
Cloud increasing. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely late evening.
Winds: N/NE 10 to 15 knots, tending E/NE in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell: S/SW 1 to 2 metres
2nd Swell: E /NE about 1 metre.
Precis: Cloud increasing.             Min 17    Max 22    
Sun protection 8:30am to 3:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Forecast for Wednesday 20 October
Mostly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. Chance of a thunderstorm.
Winds: Variable winds mostly 5 to 10 knots.
Seas: 0.5 to 1 metres.
1st Swell: SW 1 to 2 metres.
2nd Swell: E/NE 1 to 1.5 metres.
Precis: Showers. Possible storm.      Min 16    Max 21    

Forecast for Thursday 21 October
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers.
Winds: Variable winds 5 to 10 knots tending E later.
Seas: 0.5 to 1 metres.
Swell: E 1 to 1.5 metres.
Precis: Shower or two.                Min 17    Max 22    

Forecast for Friday 22 October
Becoming mostly sunny.
Winds: W/SW 10 to 15 knots.
Precis: Mostly sunny.                 Min 17    Max 22    

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am LHDT Tuesday.

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