Tuesday: Southerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots south of Cape Capricorn in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre. Wednesday: Southerly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Thursday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots offshore during the morning, tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore southern waters.Issued Tue 10:00 EST
14:03 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.