|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Variable about 10 knots becoming southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the morning. Winds turning easterly in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/4 metres, increasing to 4/6 metres offshore. Outlook Friday: Easterly 10/15 knots tending southeasterly during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon.Issued Wed 04:00 WST
10:11 EST Port Stephens mayor Bruce MacKenzie says people who are scared of trees falling on their property can now remove them without needing permission from council.