Saturday: Southerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres later in the evening. Sunday: Southeast to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending southeasterly in the late afternoon then tending southerly in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far north. Outlook Monday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.Issued Sat 10:05 EST
09:12 EST Weather forecasters say some parts of the Hunter have received more than half of their annual rainfall average since April.