Lord Howe Island Forecast

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
New South Wales
 
Lord Howe Island Forecast
 
Issued at 3:19 pm EST Sunday on 20 August 2017

 
Warning Summary at issue time
A Severe Weather Warning is current for Damaging Waves.
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 is slowly drifting east across the southern
Tasman Sea, with a series of associated troughs passing across Lord Howe Island.
Wet and windy conditions will continue over the region, with waves expected to
exceed 5 metres in the surf zone until early tomorrow. Winds and showers are
likely to ease by Monday afternoon with a ridge of high pressure building over
the region. Another trough will approach from the west with rain developing over
the Island on Tuesday.
 
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Cloudy periods. High (80%) chance of showers, easing in the evening. S winds
25/30 knots, easing to 20/25 knots later in the evening. Very rough seas on a
heavy S/SW swell.

Large and powerful surf is expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such
as rock fishing, swimming and surfing. Damaging surf conditions, with waves
exceeding 5 metres in the surf zone are also expected.
 
Forecast for  Monday
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of a morning shower. S winds 10/15 knots
tending variable 05/10 knots in the evening. Slight seas on moderate S'ly swell.


Large and powerful surf is expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such
as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.

Precis: Possible morning shower.  Min: 13  Max: 18

UV Alert: Sun protection 10:00am to  2:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach  5
[Moderate]
 
Forecast for  Tuesday
Cloud increasing. High (80%) chance of rain. N/NW winds 10/15 knots, tending SW
in the late evening.
Precis: Rain developing.  Min: 13  Max: 19

 
Forecast for  Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of an early shower. Light and variable winds
tending N/NE 05/10 knots in the evening.
Precis: Partly cloudy.  Min: 13  Max: 19

 
Forecast for  Thursday
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of showers later in the evening. W/NW 05/10
knots.
Precis: Partly cloudy.  Min: 15  Max: 20

 
The next routine forecast will be issued at  5:00 am EST Monday