Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Green Cape during the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Sunday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming north to northwesterly in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Outlook Monday: North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending south to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the day then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore.Issued Sat 10:00 EST
09:12 EST Weather forecasters say some parts of the Hunter have received more than half of their annual rainfall average since April.