Easterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, tending easterly around 1 metre by early evening. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms offshore early this morning. Outlook Sunday: Easterly 10/15 knots becoming southeasterly about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to below 1 metre offshore. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore.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.