Westerly 25/30 knots easing to 15/20 knots during the afternoon and further easing to 10/15 knots near the coast during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Saturday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching 25/30 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots turning west to southwesterly 25/30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon.Issued Fri 05:10 EST
07:25 EST The Hunter Valley town of Dungog, which was devastated by last month's storms and flooding, is kicking off its annual music festival today.