Southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the day but tending variable around 10 knots inshore in the east around midday. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Variable 5/15 knots tending westerly offshore during the afternoon then throughout in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Westerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Sat 05:01 EST
09:12 EST Weather forecasters say some parts of the Hunter have received more than half of their annual rainfall average since April.