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Smoky Cape Forecast

Today 26°C
Tonight 18°C
heavy_rain

Now

22.6°C falling
Updated at 12:10 EDT

Mid North Coast for Thursday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain. Rain heavy at times during this afternoon and evening, with high totals possible. The chance of a thunderstorm. Areas of fog about higher ground this evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending SE/SW in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 25.

Currently at Kempsey Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 22.6°C falling
Dew Point 20.7°C falling
Feels Like 22.6°C
Relative Humidity 89%
Wind icon
N 12km/h steady
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1010.1hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 5.8mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:57 EDT
Sunset sunset
18:47 EDT

Nearby Now

Port Macquarie Ap 23.9°C
Taree Ap 22.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Port Macquarie

48-hour forecast

3pm

Heavy rain
25°C

6pm

Heavy rain
24°C

9pm

Heavy rain
22°C

12am

Heavy rain
19°C

Mid North Coast Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Thu 10:59 EDT
Gale Warning Sydney Closed Waters & Byron, Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney & Illawarra coasts. Strong Wind Warning Coffs, Batemans & Eden coast

NSW/ACT - Thu 10:42 EDT
Severe Weather Warning (Destructive Wind & Big Rain/Surf/Tides) N Rivers, Mid N Coast, Hunter, Sydney, NW Slopes/Plains & N Tablelands

NSW/ACT - Thu 08:29 EDT
Flood Watch for Richmond-Wilsons, Clarence, Coff Coast, Bellinger, Nambucca and Upper Macintyre Valleys

National Forecast

Smoky Cape 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

Heavy rain

Showers easing

Possible shower

Showers increasing

Showers

Showers

Showers
Maximum 26°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C
Minimum 22°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 16°C 16°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 80% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount > 80mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very 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 25
km/h
25
km/h
36
km/h
39
km/h
25
km/h
25
km/h
24
km/h
27
km/h
24
km/h
25
km/h
22
km/h
24
km/h
18
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 25km/h
NNE
NE 25km/h
NE
SSW 36km/h
SSW
SSW 39km/h
SSW
SSW 25km/h
SSW
SSW 25km/h
SSW
S 24km/h
S
S 27km/h
S
S 24km/h
S
S 25km/h
S
S 22km/h
S
S 24km/h
S
S 18km/h
S
SSE 17km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 88% 91% 82% 75% 74% 71% 77% 78% 81% 80% 79% 75% 73% 74%
Dew Point 24°C 22°C 18°C 19°C 15°C 19°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 15°C 17°C 16°C 16°C

Smoky Cape 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
06:33 EDT
sunrise
06:57 EDT
sunset
18:47 EDT
last light
19:11 EDT
moon
set
Thu 20:29 EDT
rise
Fri 09:58 EDT
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19
moon
Wed
Apr 26

Smoky Cape Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Mar 29
22.8°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Mar 28
21.2°C 28.4°C 0.0mm
Mon
Mar 27
20.8°C 29.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
Mar 26
19.4°C 28.2°C 16.2mm
Sat
Mar 25
18.8°C 26.0°C 9.0mm

Smoky Cape Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
505.1mm
43.0 Day(s)
Total For 2017
596.2mm
40 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
296.5mm
39 Day(s)
Wettest Day
180.0mm
Mar 16
Lowest Temperature
16.2°C
Mar 9
Highest Temperature
35.2°C
Jan 18

Smoky Cape Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
16.2°C
9th
Lowest On Record
11.0°C
24th 1998
Average This Month
19.8°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
18.7°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.8°C
3rd
Highest On Record
34.3°C
1st 2011
Average This Month
26.4°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
26.2°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
180.0mm
16th
Total This Month
417.8mm
17 Day(s)
Long-term Average
186.1mm
15.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
649.3mm
1963
Driest On Record
24.2mm
1943
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11:52 EDT

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11:45 EDT

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