Saturday: Southwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, reaching 3/4 metres offshore. Sunday: West to southwesterly 10/20 knots tending west to northwesterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots increasing to 20 knots before turning west to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Sat 10:00 EST
09:12 EST Weather forecasters say some parts of the Hunter have received more than half of their annual rainfall average since April.