Thursday: Northerly 15/25 knots turning west to northwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Winds reaching 30 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Cape Byron by early evening. Friday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots turning south to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching 30 knots offshore south of Yamba early in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: North to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre, then tending southerly 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Thu 10:49 EDT
13:27 EDT A low pressure trough and front have caused widespread rain across New South Wales overnight, with some areas seeing their heaviest 24 hour rain in over a decade.