Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Cairns in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: Southwest to southeasterly about 10 knots, tending southeast to northeasterly in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 04:45 EST
06:21 EST A second storm cell developing off New South Wales is expected to hit northern parts of Sydney and the Central Coast in the next few hours.