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Northeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the far west in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the west during this evening. Outlook Sunday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots tending northwesterly 15/25 knots before dawn then increasing to 20/30 knots by late morning and tending west to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the west by the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the late morning. Swell: Westerly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the morning. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the far west early in the morning. Outlook Monday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots shifting southerly at 10/15 knots around the middle of the day, then tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the early afternoon. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres in the far west. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms with higher squalls, contracting to the far east during the morning and clearing during the evening.Issued Sat 10:04 EST
15:20 EST Heavy rain in the past few days led the Rural Fire Service to reassess plans to bring forward the bushfire danger period in the Hunter region to September the first.