Monday: North to northwesterly below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Tuesday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending north to northeasterly in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the far west around midday. Outlook Wednesday: Northerly 15/20 knots turning northwesterly 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning, then tending west to southwesterly 2/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly 20/25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 2/4 metres, tending southwesterly 4/5 metres during the evening.Issued Mon 16:40 EST
17:19 EST The residents of the small Hunter Valley village of Torryburn will get a temporary access road, now that negotiations with local landholders have been finalised.