South to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Point Perpendicular in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Point Perpendicular. Swell: Easterly 2.5/3 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore north of Port Kembla late in the morning. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Friday: Southerly 20/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Easterly 2.5 metres, tending southeasterly 2.5/3 metres by early evening. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 20/30 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 2.5/3 metres.Issued Thu 01:31 EST
00:09 EST People trapped in two vehicles surrounded by floodwaters have been rescued by the State Emergency Service (SES) on the New South Wales north coast.