Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly in the evening. Seas: 1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Saturday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore by early evening. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore during the morning. Caution: Deceptively powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities along the 75 Mile Beach of Fraser Island. Outlook Monday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning northeasterly during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore.Issued Fri 15:50 EST
16:08 EDT Strong winds battered New South Wales yesterday, with some places receiving their strongest wind gusts in seven years.