Thursday Mostly sunny. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 34 to 39.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the evening. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||27||33||50%||1-5mm||Nil||E 10||64||ENE 12||57|
||25||37||50%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 10||64||NNW 10||41|
Newcastle locals hoping for a morning swim ahead of a sweltering day have been left disappointed, with vandals emptying the city's ocean baths.
A severe weather warning is in place for damaging winds up to 90 kilometres per hour in Canberra today.
High winds overnight in Victoria kept the State Emergency Service (SES) busy with 700 calls for help across the state.