Tuesday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots turning westerly 20/25 knots in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Port Macquarie in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 3/4 metres. Wednesday: Westerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots south of Port Macquarie early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Westerly 15/25 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore south of Crowdy Head. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres, tending southeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then tending southerly around 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Crowdy Head during the morning. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres.Issued Tue 16:05 EST
16:56 EST Three people have been killed in wild weather in NSW's Central Hunter region, where homes have been washed off their footings in the town of Dungog, north of Newcastle.