North to northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo, shifting west to southwest 15/20 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo in the morning, then turning south to southwest 10/15 knots throughout during the afternoon. Seas: 0.5/1 metre, reaching 1/1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo in the morning. Swell: Southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Port Neill to Port Victoria during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: Variable below 10 knots. Southerly afternoon seabreezes 10/15 knots north of Cowell to Wallaroo, tending south to southeast 10/15 knots throughout in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo. Outlook Monday: Southeast to northeasterly 5/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.Issued Sat 05:11 CST
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.