Mid North Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Sunday 4 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A broad low pressure trough extends from Queensland into western New South Wales. This trough is expected to be the dominant synoptic feature over the next few days, with only a weak front passing through southern parts of the State during Monday. This pattern will maintain hot conditions over the northern inland until Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.

Monday 5 December

Hot. Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. A thunderstorm likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 39.

Fire Danger
North Coast: High
Greater Hunter: High
New England: High
Northern Slopes: Very High

Sun protection 8:30am to 4:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Hot. Showers. Possible storm. Coffs Harbour 19 35
Showers. Possible storm. Kempsey 17 37
Shower or two. Possible storm. Port Macquarie 17 33
Showers. Possible storm. Taree 18 36
Showers. Possible storm. Forster 20 30

Tuesday 6 December

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly in the middle of the day then tending north to northwesterly in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 34.

Wednesday 7 December

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 28.

Thursday 8 December

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 33.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Monday.

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