Southerly 10/15 knots tending southeasterly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the northern bay around midday. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the far north in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre.Issued Tue 04:45 EST
08:23 EST A Newcastle energy scientist says if extreme weather events become more frequent, homes and communities may need to investigate back-up power supplies.