Norfolk Island Forecast

IDN10008
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
New South Wales
 
Norfolk Island Forecast
 
Issued at 3:00 pm EST Saturday on 19 August 2017

 
Warning Summary at issue time
Nil.
 
Weather Situation
A deep complex low pressure system is slowly drifting east across the southern
Tasman Sea, with a series of associated troughs passing across Norfolk Island
during the weekend and resulting in unstable wet and windy conditions over the
region. On Monday, showers and winds are expected to gradually ease, as a ridge
of high pressure begins to build to the west of the Island. On Tuesday, the
ridge will become the dominant weather pattern, maintaining light winds and
drier conditions over the region.
 
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. W/SW winds 20/30 knots.
Very rough seas on a heavy SW swell.

Large and powerful surf is expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such
as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.
 
Forecast for  Sunday
Mostly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. W/SW winds 20/30 knots. Rough seas
on a heavy W/SW swell.

Large and powerful surf is expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such
as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.
Precis: Showers. Windy.  Min: 12  Max: 18

UV Alert: Sun protection 10:00am to  2:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach  4
[Moderate]
 
Forecast for  Monday
Cloudy periods. Medium (50%) chance of showers, decreasing in the afternoon. SW
winds 20/30 knots in the morning, tending 15/20 knots in the afternoon.
Precis: Shower or two easing.  Min: 13  Max: 18

 
Forecast for  Tuesday
Partly cloudy. S/SW winds 10/15 knots, tending S/SE 05/10 knots in the
afternoon.
Precis: Partly cloudy.  Min: 13  Max: 18

 
Forecast for  Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of a shower. SE winds 5/10 knots.
Precis: Possible shower.  Min: 13  Max: 18

 
The next routine forecast will be issued at  5:00 am EST Sunday