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Smoky Cape Forecast

Tonight 8°C
Tomorrow 22°C
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Now

10.1°C falling
Updated at 23:10 EST

Mid North Coast for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog inland. Slight chance of a shower in the south and along the coastal fringe during the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 22.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Areas of fog in the early morning. Slight chance of a shower near the coast in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 23.

Currently at Kempsey Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 10.1°C falling
Dew Point 9.2°C falling
Feels Like 9.6°C
Relative Humidity 94%
Wind icon
WSW 5km/h rising
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure 1024.1hPa falling
Fire Danger 0.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:32 EST
Sunset sunset
16:57 EST

Nearby Now

Port Macquarie Ap 10.7°C
Taree Ap 10.5°C
Grafton Ap 10.7°C

Next 12 hours in Port Macquarie

48-hour forecast

12am

Clear
11°C

3am

Clear
10°C

6am

Fog
9°C

9am

Clear
15°C

Mid North Coast Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Wed 15:22 EST
Hazardous Surf Warning for the Byron, Coffs, Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney, Illawarra, Batemans and Eden Coasts

National Forecast

Smoky Cape 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
May 23
Thu
May 24
Fri
May 25
Sat
May 26
Sun
May 27
Mon
May 28
Tue
May 29

Mostly sunny

Fog then sunny

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 22°C 22°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 22°C
Minimum 11°C 8°C 11°C 11°C 9°C 9°C 10°C
Chance of Rain 10% 50% 50% 40% 10% 20% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
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 19
km/h
21
km/h
8
km/h
7
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
9
km/h
8
km/h
7
km/h
8
km/h
6
km/h
7
km/h
7
km/h
9
km/h
Wind Direction SW 19km/h
SW
SSW 21km/h
SSW
W 8km/h
W
SE 7km/h
SE
SW 20km/h
SW
SSW 22km/h
SSW
SSW 9km/h
SSW
ESE 8km/h
ESE
WSW 7km/h
WSW
ENE 8km/h
ENE
WNW 6km/h
WNW
ENE 7km/h
ENE
WNW 7km/h
WNW
NE 9km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 72% 67% 74% 63% 76% 67% 76% 65% 72% 63% 74% 65% 73% 65%
Dew Point 12°C 15°C 10°C 15°C 12°C 14°C 11°C 14°C 10°C 15°C 10°C 16°C 11°C 16°C

Smoky Cape Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:06 EST
sunrise
06:32 EST
sunset
16:56 EST
last light
17:22 EST
moon
set
Thu 00:59 EST
rise
Thu 13:52 EST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Smoky Cape Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
May 23
14.5°C - 0.0mm
Tue
May 22
14.0°C 22.9°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 21
13.9°C 22.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 20
15.0°C 22.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
May 19
14.5°C 22.8°C 0.0mm

Smoky Cape Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
806.1mm
67.0 Day(s)
Total For 2018
602.9mm
50 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
856.4mm
64 Day(s)
Wettest Day
45.0mm
Mar 6
Lowest Temperature
12.0°C
May 12
Highest Temperature
32.8°C
Feb 16

Smoky Cape Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
12.0°C
12th
Lowest On Record
5.9°C
15th 1968
Average This Month
15.2°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
14.5°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
27.0°C
4th
Highest On Record
29.5°C
4th 2007
Average This Month
23.3°C
+1.6°C
Long-term Average
21.7°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.8mm
9th
Total This Month
5.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
132.0mm
11.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
466.5mm
1996
Driest On Record
1.4mm
2004
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