Monday Partly cloudy. Light winds. Large and powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.
Tuesday Sunny. Light winds.
Wednesday Cloud increasing later. Medium (40%) chance of rain about the Upper Hunter at night. The chance of a thunderstorm at night. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning W 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the morning. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||22||90%||1-5mm||Slight||NNW 8||63||NNE 11||32|
||3||21||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||NW 2||70||ENE 8||40|
||5||21||90%||-||Nil||NW 6||56||NNW 8||35|
||4||21||90%||1-5mm||Slight||WNW 5||56||WNW 4||33|
||4||22||90%||1-5mm||Slight||NW 7||65||NE 11||29|
||4||20||90%||1-5mm||Slight||NW 6||67||ENE 8||41|
||4||16||90%||1-5mm||Slight||N 17||65||NNW 22||43|
||9||20||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 16||54||ENE 18||34|
||9||20||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 13||62||ENE 20||43|
||9||20||90%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 2||64||ENE 14||48|
||4||20||90%||1-5mm||Slight||NW 6||68||ENE 8||41|
||2||21||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||NNW 5||60||NNW 14||34|
||2||22||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||NW 6||61||NW 8||34|
||5||22||90%||1-5mm||Slight||WNW 7||59||NE 6||35|
The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed what many Tasmanians already suspected, it has been the coldest winter in nearly 50 years.
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