Tuesday: East to northeasterly 15/20 knots tending north to northeasterly during the afternoon and evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots south of Cape Leveque in the late morning and early afternoon and again in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Cape Leveque. Wednesday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots south of Broome in the morning. Winds tending east to northeasterly before dawn. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore south of Broome. Swell: East to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Cape Leveque, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then tending easterly around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre offshore south of Cape Leveque.Issued Tue 10:00 WST
16:56 EST Three people have been killed in wild weather in NSW's Central Hunter region, where homes have been washed off their footings in the town of Dungog, north of Newcastle.