Mid North Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Wednesday 24 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough over northeastern New South Wales will deepen into a low pressure system later tonight off the central coast. During the first half of Thursday the low will move rapidly east away from the coast as a high pressure system over the Bight moves east and extends a ridge across the State. This high pressure system will then become the dominant weather feature for the remainder of the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain in the south, high (70%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Thursday 25 August

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 21.

Fire Danger
New England: Low-Moderate
Northern Slopes: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:40am to 2:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Coffs Harbour 9 21
Possible shower. Kempsey 7 21
Shower or two. Port Macquarie 7 19
Shower or two. Taree 8 18
Rain at times. Wind easing. Forster 10 17

Friday 26 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of fog and frost inland in the morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 19.

Saturday 27 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southwesterly during the morning then tending west to southwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.

Sunday 28 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about higher ground. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Thursday.

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