East to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Yamba during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, tending easterly 1/1.5 metres around midday. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms offshore early this morning. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cape Byron in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Cape Byron. Swell: Easterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms.Issued Sat 04:10 EST
15:20 EST Heavy rain in the past few days led the Rural Fire Service to reassess plans to bring forward the bushfire danger period in the Hunter region to September the first.