Saturday: Southerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Port Macquarie in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres by early evening. Sunday: Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: Southerly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Monday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore.Issued Sat 10:00 EST
09:12 EST Weather forecasters say some parts of the Hunter have received more than half of their annual rainfall average since April.