South to southwesterly 15/25 knots, locally reaching 30 knots north of Port Macquarie early in the morning, then turning east to southeasterly around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1.5/2 metres. Caution: Deceptively powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Tuesday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.Issued Mon 04:10 EDT
23:30 EDT Wild storms have cut power to more than 30,000 homes in the New England region of New South Wales.