South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, tending south to southwesterly inshore for a period in the afternoon and reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Denham in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres. Outlook Sunday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the morning then increasing to 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Monday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending south to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Sat 04:00 WST
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.