Tuesday: Westerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late morning and early afternoon. Winds tending southwesterly in the early afternoon then decreasing to below 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: West to southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots during the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon.Issued Tue 10:01 EST
15:32 EST Three people have been killed in wild weather in NSW's Central Hunter region, where homes have been washed off their footings in the town of Dungog, north of Newcastle.