Hunter coast storm forms waterspout over Stockton beach

Alanna Tomazin
Updated May 26 2023 - 6:01pm, first published 6:00pm

An extraordinary weather event was captured on a mobile phone, passing over Stockton Beach behind Fern Bay on Friday afternoon as storms lashed across the Hunter coast.

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Alanna Tomazin

Alanna Tomazin


Alanna is a journalist at the Newcastle Herald with a focus on education. She takes pride in regional journalism which she believes is crucial to informing our towns and cities. Have a story? Email her at