Saturday: Southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Sunday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots south of Kowanyama in the morning. Winds tending east to southeasterly early in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Monday: Southerly 15/20 knots tending southeasterly 15/25 knots during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.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.