Northerly 20/30 knots, turning west to northwest 20/25 knots in the afternoon and reaching 25/30 knots offshore. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 0.5/1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon and 2/3 metres in the evening. Weather: The chance of isolated thunderstorms south of Beachport in the late afternoon and evening. Outlook Sunday: West to southwest 15/20 knots, reaching 20/25 knots south of Beaachport and 25/30 knots south of Port MacDonnell early morning, easing to 10/15 knots by midday and 15/20 knots south of Port MacDonnell. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: West to southwest 4/5 metres. Outlook Monday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots, turning south to southeasterly 5/10 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon.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.