Newcastle Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:15 am EDT on Thursday 30 March 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Summary
Max 24
Rain, possibly heavy. Becoming windy.
Chance of any rain: 100%

Newcastle area

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain. Rain possibly heavy at times during the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm from the morning to the early evening. Winds north to northwesterly and light tending southerly 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon then increasing to 35 to 50 km/h in the evening.

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

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection recommended from 10:00 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Rain, possibly heavy. Becoming windy. Newcastle 24
Rain, possibly heavy. Toronto 27
Rain, possibly heavy. Wallsend 26

Friday 31 March

Summary
Min 17
Max 22
Shower or two. Windy.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 3 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Newcastle area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Winds southerly 35 to 50 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

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

Sun protection recommended from 10:00 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Saturday 1 April

Summary
Min 17
Max 22
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 60%

Newcastle area

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.

Sun protection recommended from 10:00 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

Sunday 2 April

Summary
Min 18
Max 22
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 6 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Newcastle area

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 3:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Monday 3 April

Summary
Min 18
Max 21
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 6 to 15 mm
Chance of any rain: 95%

Newcastle area

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Tuesday 4 April

Summary
Min 17
Max 20
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 4 to 10 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Newcastle area

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Wednesday 5 April

Summary
Min 17
Max 21
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 6 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Newcastle area

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Light winds.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EDT Thursday.

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