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Norah Head Forecast

Today 26°C
Tonight 18°C
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Now

21.1°C steady
Updated at 16:10 EDT

Hunter for Thursday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain. Rain possibly heavy at times during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm, more likely during the afternoon. Areas of fog about high ground this evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h shifting S 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 20s. Large and powerful surf conditions in the evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.

Currently at Lake Macquarie

24-hour graph
Temperature 21.1°C steady
Dew Point 19.9°C steady
Feels Like 21.1°C
Relative Humidity 93%
Wind icon
SW 1km/h falling
Wind Gusts 4km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 11.8mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:04 EDT
Sunset sunset
18:53 EDT

Nearby Now

Norah Head 21.3°C
Nobbys Head 21.7°C
Cessnock Ap 21.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Lake Macquarie

48-hour forecast

6pm

Heavy rain
20°C

9pm

Heavy rain
18°C

12am

Rain
17°C

3am

Shower
17°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Thu 16:11 EDT
Severe Weather Warning (Destructive Wind & Big Rain/Tides/Surf) N Rivers, Mid N Coast, Hunter, Sydney, NW Slopes/Plains & N Tablelands

NSW/ACT - Thu 16:05 EDT
Gale Warning for Sydney Closed Waters, Batemans to Hunter Coats, and Byron and Macquarie Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for Coffs & Eden Coasts

NSW/ACT - Thu 15:02 EDT
Severe Thunderstorm Warning(Damaging Wind/Heavy Rain) for Mid N Coast, Hunter, NW Slopes and Plains and Northern Tablelands

National Forecast

Norah Head 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2
Mon
Apr 3
Tue
Apr 4
Wed
Apr 5

Windy with rain

Windy with showers

Possible shower

Windy with showers

Showers

Showers

Showers
Maximum 26°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 21°C 21°C 22°C
Minimum 23°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 18°C 17°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 90% 70% 80% 90% 90% 90% 80%
Rain Amount 20-40mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm
UV Index High High High High High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 11
km/h
26
km/h
39
km/h
40
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
33
km/h
33
km/h
24
km/h
28
km/h
24
km/h
28
km/h
22
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 11km/h
NNW
SSW 26km/h
SSW
SSW 39km/h
SSW
SSW 40km/h
SSW
SW 20km/h
SW
SSW 20km/h
SSW
S 33km/h
S
S 33km/h
S
S 24km/h
S
SSE 28km/h
SSE
SSE 24km/h
SSE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 25km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 89% 95% 83% 73% 85% 66% 78% 75% 80% 75% 80% 74% 79% 75%
Dew Point 23°C 23°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 16°C

Norah Head Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:39 EDT
sunrise
07:04 EDT
sunset
18:53 EDT
last light
19:17 EDT
moon
set
Thu 20:33 EDT
rise
Fri 10:07 EDT
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19
moon
Wed
Apr 26

Lake Macquarie Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Mar 30
21.7°C 26°C 0.2mm
Wed
Mar 29
21.5°C 33.4°C 0.2mm
Tue
Mar 28
18.3°C 25.8°C 0.0mm
Mon
Mar 27
15.6°C 28.3°C 0.2mm
Sun
Mar 26
18.3°C 27.8°C 0.0mm

Norah Head Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
315.8mm
36.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
385.2mm
47 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
404.0mm
38 Day(s)
Wettest Day
32.0mm
Mar 15
Lowest Temperature
17.1°C
Mar 12
Highest Temperature
39.9°C
Jan 18

Norah Head Almanac

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March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
17.1°C
12th
Lowest On Record
12.7°C
26th 2005
Average This Month
20.3°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
18.8°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.0°C
22nd
Highest On Record
37.2°C
19th 2002
Average This Month
25.6°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
24.9°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
32.0mm
15th
Total This Month
211.6mm
20 Day(s)
Long-term Average
114.9mm
12.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
221.2mm
2003
Driest On Record
13.2mm
1998
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