Friday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching 20 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Saturday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Sunday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Cape Byron during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Monday: Northerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Fri 16:07 EDT
16:08 EDT Strong winds battered New South Wales yesterday, with some places receiving their strongest wind gusts in seven years.