Southerly 25/35 knots, locally reaching 40 knots during the morning. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 3/4 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Friday: Southerly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore north of Yamba. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore south of Yamba from the late morning until evening. Outlook Saturday: South to southwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the evening.Issued Thu 01:31 EST
00:09 EST People trapped in two vehicles surrounded by floodwaters have been rescued by the State Emergency Service (SES) on the New South Wales north coast.