Friday: Westerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Norah Head in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Port Stephens. Saturday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots turning west to northwesterly in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Westerly 20/30 knots turning southwesterly 25/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, tending southerly 2/4 metres during the afternoon.Issued Fri 16:10 EST
18:16 EST Heavy rain has stranded about 40 people at William Creek in the South Australian outback due to flooded roads and low cloud has grounded aircraft.