Southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the far east during the day. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres in the west. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots before dawn. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres in the west. Outlook Monday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres in the far west.Issued Sat 05:40 EST
09:12 EST Weather forecasters say some parts of the Hunter have received more than half of their annual rainfall average since April.