Mid North Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Sunday 25 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough and strong cold front will reach the northeast of the state by evening. Following this, a new high pressure system is forecast to strengthen south of Tasmania early this week, with the remnants of the weekend front lingering near the coast and deepening into a low pressure system offshore on Monday and Tuesday. This pattern has potential to maintain showery conditions across eastern areas for a number of days.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later tonight. A thunderstorm likely. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to southwesterly in the late evening.

Monday 26 October

Cloudy. Areas of morning fog. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 24.

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

Fire Danger
North Coast: Low-Moderate
Greater Hunter: Low-Moderate
New England: Low-Moderate
Northern Slopes: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:50am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Possible storm. Coffs Harbour 15 24
Shower or two. Kempsey 11 24
Shower or two. Port Macquarie 13 22
Showers. Taree 13 19
Showers. Forster 13 20

Tuesday 27 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.

Large and powerful surf conditions in the early morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.

Wednesday 28 October

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

Thursday 29 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly during the afternoon then tending west to southwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.

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

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