Monday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Tuesday: Easterly 20/25 knots turning southeasterly early in the morning. Light southerly winds inshore in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots turning easterly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.Issued Mon 15:50 EST
17:19 EST The residents of the small Hunter Valley village of Torryburn will get a temporary access road, now that negotiations with local landholders have been finalised.