Southerly 30/40 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Southwesterly 25/35 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots turning north to northwesterly below 10 knots during the morning then tending west to northwesterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres.Issued Tue 09:46 EST
11:37 EST Tens of thousands of people are without power and SES crews have answered more than 3,000 emergency calls as heavy rain and "cyclonic" winds topping 130kph continue to lash Sydney, the Hunter and the NSW Central Coast.