Tuesday: Southeasterly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore north of Merimbula in the late evening. Seas: 3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore north of Merimbula. Swell: Southeasterly 2.5 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres north of Green Cape. Wednesday: South to southeasterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots north of Green Cape in the morning. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/2.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore north of Merimbula. Swell: Easterly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: South to southeasterly 15/25 knots tending south to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10/15 knots during the day then shifting southwesterly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Tue 22:00 EST
21:52 EST New South Wales authorities say they are dealing with the largest storm operation in a decade after three people were killed in "cyclonic" conditions that have battered parts of the state for hours.