Lord Howe Island Forecast

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
New South Wales
 
Lord Howe Island Forecast
 
Issued at 3:21 pm EST Wednesday on 02 September 2015

 
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 high pressure system over the Coral Sea extends a ridge southwards across the
western Tasman Sea. The ridge should maintain good weather over the Island today
and overnight. A deep low is expected to develop in the western Tasman Sea
tomorrow, moving east during the next two days and bringing rain and strong
winds to the region will extend a ridge over the region by Wednesday afternoon.
This system should clear by late Friday, with more settled conditions, before
another trough approaches Lord Howe Island late Saturday.
 
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Partly cloudy. W/SW winds 10/15 knots. Seas becoming slight. Moderate SW swell.

Dangerous surf conditions, hazardous for activities such as swimming and
rock-fishing, easing.


 
Forecast for  Thursday
Cloudy. High (90%) chance of rain, developing during the morning and increasing
in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. N/Nw winds 10/15 knots,
increasing to 20/30 knots in the afternoon ahead of a W/SW change in the
evening.
Slight sea, becoming rough in the afternoon. Swell becoming low S'ly, turning
moderate NW'ly later in the day.
Precis: Rain.  Min: 15  Max: 21

UV Alert: 08:50 am to 02:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [Moderate]
 
Forecast for  Friday
Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, mostly in the morning. W/SW winds 20/30
knots, turning S'ly 20/30 knots in the afternoon, then easing to 15/20 knots
during the evening.
Precis: Shower or two.  Min: 14  Max: 19

 
Forecast for  Saturday
Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of a shower or two. S/SW winds 10/15 knots.
Precis: Shower or two.  Min: 13  Max: 19

 
Forecast for  Sunday
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or two. SW/SE winds 10/20 knots.
Precis: Possible shower.  Min: 13  Max: 18

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