West to northwesterly 15/20 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon then tending northeast to southeasterly in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres later in the evening. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre.Issued Fri 04:10 EST
07:25 EST The Hunter Valley town of Dungog, which was devastated by last month's storms and flooding, is kicking off its annual music festival today.