West to southwesterly 15/25 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon then tending northwest to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning and again in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon, then increasing to 1/2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Port Stephens in the morning. Winds turning south to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Wed 04:10 EST
10:03 EST A storm that is being described as short and sharp battered the New South Wales far south coast yesterday afternoon.