Saturday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots turning east to northeasterly in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots west of Eyre in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres west of Eyre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Sunday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres west of Eyre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Monday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the evening.Issued Sat 10:00 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.