Saturday: Southerly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly 2/2.5 metres. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon then tending northerly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Port Macquarie in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions early in the morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Monday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots shifting southwesterly 15/20 knots early in the morning then becoming south to southeasterly about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around dawn. Outlook Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms offshore.Issued Sat 16:05 EST
12:38 EST Tropical Cyclone Jack has rapidly developed over the warm waters of the Indian Ocean in the past 24 hours, making it the 10th system to be named this season.