Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, becoming less likely this afternoon. Possible hail during the morning and afternoon. Winds W/SW 30 to 45 km/h, easing to 15 to 30 km/h tonight. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 17. High.
Friday Becoming cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h tending SW in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the Otways, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then tending S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||29||90%||10-20mm||Nil||WSW 19||39||SSW 28||33|
||12||27||90%||5-10mm||Nil||SW 23||46||WSW 25||33|
||14||27||90%||10-20mm||Nil||WSW 10||47||SW 19||45|
||14||28||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WSW 12||47||SW 22||36|
||13||26||90%||10-20mm||Nil||WSW 10||59||SW 18||52|
||16||26||90%||10-20mm||Nil||WSW 11||56||SW 18||52|
||13||29||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WSW 17||33||WSW 20||30|
||14||27||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WSW 12||51||SW 17||52|
Newcastle locals hoping for a morning swim ahead of a sweltering day have been left disappointed, with vandals emptying the city's ocean baths.