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 Tuesday on 28 June 2016

 
Warning Summary at issue time
Nil.


For the latest warning information please check the Bureau's web site
www.bom.gov.au/weather/nsw
 
Weather Situation
A low pressure system, currently in the western Tasman Sea, extends a trough
towards Lord Howe Island. The low will drift eastwards to the south of the
Island today, opening the way for strong southerly winds in the evening. A high
pressure ridge will strengthen from the west on Wednesday, bringing stable
weather to the region. Another trough with rain is expected to reach the island
on Friday.
 
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, easing later. W/NW winds 15/25 knots,
turning S/SW 20/30 knots in the afternoon and evening. Moderate to rough seas,
becoming very rough in the evening. Moderate SW swell.

Dangerous surf conditions developing later in the evening, expected to be
hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock-fishing.
Precis: Showers. Becoming windy.  Max: 19

UV Alert: No UV alert. 
 
Forecast for  Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. S'ly winds 20/30 knots, easing to
15/20 knots in the afternoon. Very rough sea, decreasing in the afternoon.
Moderate S'ly swell.

Dangerous surf conditions developing later in the evening, expected to be
hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock-fishing. 
Precis: A few showers. Winds easing.  Min: 14  Max: 19

 
Forecast for  Thursday
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. S winds 10/15 knots, tending
light and variable in the afternoon.
Precis: Shower or two.  Min: 15  Max: 19

 
Forecast for  Friday
Cloud increasing. High (80%) chance of showers. N/NW winds 15/20 knots tending
W/SW 15/20 knots during the day.
Precis: Shower or two.  Min: 14  Max: 20

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