Thursday: Westerly 20/30 knots, reaching 35 knots at times. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms. Friday: West to southwesterly 20/25 knots turning south to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres before dawn. Outlook Saturday: Waters. Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres during the evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres.Issued Thu 14:53 EDT
13:27 EDT A low pressure trough and front have caused widespread rain across New South Wales overnight, with some areas seeing their heaviest 24 hour rain in over a decade.