Norfolk Island Forecast

IDN10008
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Norfolk Island Forecast
Issued at 4:00 pm NFT on Tuesday 21 May 2024
for the period until midnight NFT Saturday 25 May 2024.

Warning Information
Nil.
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210* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation
A deepening low pressure system to the southeast of the island is leading to
somewhat unsettled conditions. This system will moving east later tonight with
a return to more settled conditions before another trough approaches the island
on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday 21 May
Wind easing. Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower during the late
afternoon.
Winds: W 20 to 25 knots tending SW 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas: 2.5 to 3 metres
Swell: SW 1 to 1.5 metres increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres in the evening.

Forecast for Wednesday 22 May
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, becoming less likely this
evening.
Winds: S/SW 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: SW 3 to 4 metres decreasing to 2 to 3 metres in the afternoon.
Surf conditions may be more powerful than they appear and are expected to be
hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.
Precis: Partly cloudy.                Min 17    Max 21    
Sun protection 10:00am to 1:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

Forecast for Thursday 23 May
Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of a shower or two, most likely during the
late afternoon.
Winds: S/SW about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell: SW 1.5 to 2 metres.
2nd Swell: S/SE 1.5 to 2 metres.
Surf conditions may be more powerful than they appear and are expected to be
hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.
Precis: Shower or two.                Min 15    Max 20    

Forecast for Friday 24 May
Partly cloudy.
Winds: S/SW 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres abating to 1 to 1.5 metres in the evening.
1st Swell: SW 2 to 2.5 metres.
2nd Swell: S/SE 1 to 1.5 metres.
Precis: Partly cloudy.                Min 15    Max 21    

Forecast for Saturday 25 May
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower.
Winds: S about 10 knots
Precis: Partly cloudy.                Min 15    Max 21    

The next routine forecast will be issued at 6:00 am NFT Wednesday.

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