Mid North Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Thursday 28 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A high over South Australia is extending a ridge into New South Wales. This high will be the dominant synoptic feature in the region during the next few days, moving slowly across southeast Australia and blocking the progress of any approaching fronts. The stability of this system should promote fine weather and increasing daytime temperatures in most districts, although mornings will remain cool. Later on the weekend the high is forecast to weaken as it nears the Tasman Sea, allowing the next significant cold front to move through New South Wales early in the new week.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Light winds.

Friday 29 July

Sunny. Areas of morning frost inland. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.

Deceptively powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing in the afternoon and evening.

Sun protection 10:10am to 1:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Coffs Harbour 4 21
Sunny. Kempsey 3 21
Sunny. Port Macquarie 5 19
Sunny. Taree 4 19
Sunny. Forster 8 19

Saturday 30 July

Mostly sunny. Areas of frost about higher ground in the morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.

Sunday 31 July

Sunny. Patchy morning fog inland. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 23.

Monday 1 August

Sunny. Patches of morning frost about higher ground. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

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

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