South to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending south to southeasterly in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Cape Capricorn during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore around midday. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Cape Capricorn early in the morning. Winds tending east to southeasterly in the late afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore.Issued Thu 04:45 EST
04:46 EST People trapped in two vehicles surrounded by floodwaters have been rescued by the State Emergency Service (SES) on the New South Wales north coast.