Sunrise: Sam Mac on his long-distance relationship with Rebecca James

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‘When we have free time, it’s together’: Sunrise weather forecaster Sam Mac reveals how he and stylist girlfriend Rebecca James make their long-distance relationship work

He revealed their interstate relationship on Instagram on March 27.

And Sam Mac, 38, opened up in an interview with Perth now on Wednesday.

“ Often she comes to Sydney on Thursdays and stays until Monday, ” the Sunrise weather forecaster said of his partner in Melbourne.

Making It Work: Sunrise weather forecaster Sam ‘Sam Mac’ McMillan, 38, has opened up about the difficulties of making his long-distance relationship with stylist girlfriend Rebecca James work

The Seven presenter said he will also sometimes spend weekends in Melbourne to maximize the couple’s shared time.

“When we have free time, it’s together,” said Sam.

However, he insisted that marriage wasn’t on the cards yet, only offering an ‘uh, no’ when pushed for the issue of marriage.

On the way: 'Often she comes to Sydney on Thursdays and stays until Monday,' said the Seven presenter of his Melbourne-based partner.

On the way: ‘Often she comes to Sydney on Thursdays and stays until Monday,’ said the Seven presenter of his Melbourne-based partner.

In an interview with The Kyle and Jackie O Show last month, Sam admitted he was shocked to find out that Rebecca didn’t recognize him from TV.

“She had no idea who I was, which made me feel like, ‘Oh, that’s really beautiful,’ but then part of me was a little furious. Like, sure one of your friends has heard of me, someone! ‘ he said.

With Rebecca based in Melbourne and Sam in Sydney, he said they spoke online for “ about six months ” before finally meeting in person.

Sam described their first meeting as ‘nerve-wracking’ and revealed that he sent the stylist his showreel so she could see what he did for a living.

Laughing: However, he insisted marriage was not on the card, only offering an 'uh, no' when pressed on the issue of marriage with the stylist

Laughing: However, he insisted marriage was not on the card, only offering an ‘uh, no’ when pressed on the issue of marriage with the stylist

Sam said they ‘finally’ met in person at the end of last year and things have been going well ever since.

‘We just got along so well right away. And now we’re on, and I’m so happy, she’s amazing, ‘he gushed.

The hit TV star announced his relationship with Rebecca on Instagram on March 27, saying they had been suggested by a mutual friend.

No idea: In an interview with The Kyle & Jackie O Show last month, the TV star admitted he was shocked to find out that Rebecca didn't recognize him from TV

No idea: In an interview with The Kyle & Jackie O Show last month, the TV star admitted he was shocked to find out that Rebecca didn’t recognize him from TV

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