Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the northern bay during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres in the northern bay. Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning southerly 20/25 knots early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the far north in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres in the far north. Outlook Monday: Southerly 15/25 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres in the northern bay. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Sat 10:44 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.