Friday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching 20 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by evening. Swell: Southerly 2/2.5 metres. Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Sunday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots before dawn then increasing to 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Monday: Northerly 15/25 knots turning northeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres.Issued Fri 16:07 EDT
16:08 EDT Strong winds battered New South Wales yesterday, with some places receiving their strongest wind gusts in seven years.