East to northeasterly below 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly in the middle of the day then becoming southeasterly in the evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres by early evening. Outlook Sunday: Variable below 10 knots becoming northerly 10/15 knots early in the morning then tending northwesterly in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Monday: Northerly 15/20 knots turning northwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Tuesday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots shifting southwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning and southerly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly 2/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the morning. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the morning.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.