Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Tue 04:10 EST
08:23 EST A Newcastle energy scientist says if extreme weather events become more frequent, homes and communities may need to investigate back-up power supplies.