Friday: Northeast to northwest 5/10 knots, reaching 10/15 knots at times south of Cowell to Wallaroo. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo. Saturday: Variable 5/10 knots, turning southeast to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning, then tending southeasterly throughout in the evening. Seas: 0.5/1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots turning northeasterly in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres in the south. Outlook Monday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots tending northerly during the morning and locally reaching 20/25 knots ahead of a westerly change during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre in the south.Issued Fri 16:19 CST
14:18 EST Severe thunderstorms batter the Hunter region overnight.