Friday: for late this afternoon. For late this evening. West to southwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching 25/30 knots from late afternoon. Winds tending south to southwesterly 25/30 knots during this evening and increasing to 30/40 knots from late tonight, particularly over offshore waters. Seas: 1.7/2.2 metres, increasing to 3 metres from late afternoon and reaching 4 metres in open waters from late tonight. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres from the south. Isolated showers, becoming scattered and squally from the south with possible isolated thunderstorms offshore. Saturday: South to southwesterly 30/40 knots. Winds tending southwest to southeasterly 25/33 knots during the afternoon though still reaching 33/40 knots offshore until late evening. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly 2.5/3.5 metres, reaching 4/5 metres offshore. Scattered squally showers. Outlook Sunday: Southwest to southeasterly 25/33 knots, tending south to southeasterly 20/25 knots during the afternoon though still reaching 25/30 knots at times offshore. Outlook Monday: South to southeasterly 20/25 knots.Issued Fri 15:06 EST
15:24 EST Parts of the NSW coast have seen their heaviest rain in four years as an East Coast Low creeps north.