Several fires are burning across the Mid Coast region, some out of control.
Forestry, National Parks and Wildlife and the Rural Fire Service have been conducting hazard reduction burns around the area over the past two weeks.
Weather condition have been ideal, until Monday's blustery winds arrived.
The bush fire near the 12 Mile Rest Stop on the highway south of Taree has been listed as out of control on the NSW RFS website. Further south on the highway the RFS was working to control another fire.
A grass fire on Roys Road, Krambach is listed as out of control while a grass fire on Bulga Road at Wingham was under control.
The Forestry Commission's hazard reduction burn five kilometres east of Lansdowne is under control and 2000 hectares has been burnt.
The Bureau of Meteorology advised that a series of cold fronts crossing the State will maintain strong westerly airflow over the the coastal waters until midweek.
Winds will shift to south to southwesterly and gradually ease during the later part of the week as a strong high pressure system over the Bight, with its associated ridge extending toward the eastern New South Wales, becomes the dominant weather feature.