Norfolk Island Forecast

IDN10008
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
New South Wales
 
UPDATED
 
Norfolk Island Forecast
 
Issued at 3:50 pm EST Wednesday on 01 October 2014

 
Warning Summary at issue time
Nil.
 
Weather Situation
Stable and mostly clear conditions are expected over Norfolk Island today, with
a ridge of high pressure dominating over the northeastern Tasman Sea. The ridge
will weaken gradually ahead of a frontal system approaching from the west on
Thursday and reaching the Island early afternoon. A weak trough should also
cross the region late Friday, before a high pressure system extends its
influence over the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
 
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Mostly clear. W/SW winds about 10 knots, tending NW 10/15 knots in the evening.
Slight seas on a moderate S'ly swell.
 
Forecast for  Thursday
Cloud increasing. An afternoon shower or two, associated with a front passage.
NW winds freshening to 15/25 knots, turning SW 15/25 knots early in the
afternoon.
Moderate to rough sea. Moderate SW swell, increasing during the evening.
Precis: Shower or two. Fresh SW change.  Min: 15  Max: 20

UV Alert: 08:20 am to 2:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]
 
Forecast for  Friday
Partly cloudy. Chance of a late shower or two. W/SW winds 10/15 knots.
Precis: Partly cloudy.  Min: 14  Max: 20

 
Forecast for  Saturday
Lengthy sunny periods. Slight chance of a brief shower in the morning. W/SW
winds 10/15 knots, tending SE  05/10 knots in the afternoon and evening.
Precis: Chance early shower, then mostly sunny.  Min: 15  Max: 19

 
Forecast for  Sunday
Mostly sunny. SE/NE winds 5/10 knots.
Precis: Mostly sunny.  Min: 14  Max: 20

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