Variable 5/10 knots, tending southerly 20/25 knots from the south during the morning and then turning south to southeasterly 15/25 knots in the afternoon. Winds decreasing southeasterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Innisfail during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Innisfail during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.Issued Sun 09:18 EST
09:31 EST The New South Wales State Emergency Service (SES) says it has received about 1,000 calls for help since a severe hail storm hit Sydney and the Blue Mountains late yesterday, adding to the backlog created by a powerful east coast low earlier in the week.