Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, becoming less likely this afternoon. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 20. Large and powerful surf conditions in the morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the Upper Hunter, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/NW 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||20||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 16||72||NW 26||63|
||10||20||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 9||81||NW 21||68|
||10||20||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 13||67||NW 24||61|
|Wind and rain increasing
||10||13||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NNW 26||56||NNW 30||79|
||13||19||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 19||66||NW 28||63|
||12||18||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 23||66||NW 34||70|
||13||20||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 19||69||NW 29||74|
||8||18||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 14||61||NW 25||63|
The Australian snow season is a fickle beast and this year will be no different, but there should be great joy in the end.
Three rain-bearing systems will traverse New South Wales within the next seven days, rounding out a bumper May.
Surf lifesavers have issued a warning to beachgoers as a large swell closes stretches of the New South Wales coastline.