Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers inland, most likely during this afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm inland, with gusty winds and possible heavy falls during this afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 38.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the east, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h turning W/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
Sunday Sunny. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming W/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Gascoyne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||20||27||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 14||65||SW 29||61|
||21||37||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 6||26||NW 16||14|
||22||36||10%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 11||31||WNW 24||16|
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.