Sunday: Westerly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots during the afternoon and evening. Winds tending southwesterly in the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres. Monday: Southwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds turning southerly 15/25 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres.Issued Sun 10:26 EST
11:13 EST The New South Wales State Emergency Service (SES) says it has received about 1,000 calls for help since a severe hail storm hit Sydney and the Blue Mountains late yesterday, adding to the backlog created by a powerful east coast low earlier in the week.