North to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the morning then tending north to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 25 knots south of Port Stephens during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Tuesday: Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Port Stephens early in the morning. Winds tending south to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the morning then tending east to southeasterly in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending east to northeasterly during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, tending south to southeasterly 1.5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Mon 04:10 EDT
18:24 EDT Carnarvon residents have had a scorching few days, with the mercury hitting 40 degrees for the third day in a row.