Lord Howe Island Forecast

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
New South Wales
 
Lord Howe Island Forecast
 
Issued at 5:00 am EST Saturday on 23 May 2015

 
Warning Summary at issue time
Severe Weather Warning for Damaging Winds and Damaging Surf.
For the latest warning information please check the Bureau's web site
www.bom.gov.au/weather/nsw
 
Weather Situation
A deep complex low pressure system, currently located over the northern Tasman
Sea, is bringing windy conditions to Lord Howe Island this morning. This system
is expected to gradually move east-southeast today as a high pressure system
over the Great Australian Bight extends a ridge over the region.

 
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Cloudy periods. Medium (50%) chance of showers. S'ly winds 25/35 knots, tending
S/SE'ly 20/25 knots in the afternoon. Rough to very rough seas on a heavy S/SW
swell, easing to moderate seas on a moderate S/SW swell during the day.

Winds averaging 55 to 65 km/h with gusts of about 95 km/h are expected this
morning. Damaging surf conditions exceeding 5 metres in south and southwest
facing surf zones may produce beach erosion.

Precis: A shower or two. Windy.  Max: 20

UV Alert: 09:50 am to 12:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate].
 
Forecast for  Sunday
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of a shower. S/SE'ly winds 15/20 knots,
easing to 10/15 knots in the afternoon. 
Precis: A brief shower or two.  Min: 15  Max: 21

 
Forecast for  Monday
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. SE winds 10/15 knots becoming
light in the evening.
Precis: Partly cloudy.  Min: 16  Max: 21

 
Forecast for  Tuesday
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of a shower. Light and variable winds.
Precis: Shower or two.  Min: 11  Max: 20

 
The next routine forecast will be issued at  3:00 pm EST Saturday