Monday: Westerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Tuesday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 15/25 knots turning southwesterly in the early afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres offshore. Outlook Thursday: Southerly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 5/6 metres.Issued Mon 22:00 WST
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.