Monday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 35 knots south of Port Stephens in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres offshore south of Port Stephens during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres later in the evening. Tuesday: Southerly 35/45 knots, reaching up to 50 knots north of Norah Head in the afternoon. Seas: 2/4 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/4 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Coast. Southwesterly 25/35 knots turning westerly during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore south of Port Stephens. Swell: Southerly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/2.5 metres during the morning.Issued Mon 11:30 EST
11:07 EST Heavy rain, strong winds and powerful surf will batter eastern New South Wales over the next few days due to an East Coast Low.