Easterly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly 15/25 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots turning southerly in the late morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Monday: Southerly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Easterly 2 metres, tending southeasterly 2/2.5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Sat 05:18 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.