Wednesday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Thursday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots. Inshore afternoon east to northeasterly seabreezes. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore.Issued Wed 10:00 EST
13:56 EST Emergency crews are searching for two people whose car was washed away by flash flooding near Maitland in the Hunter Valley, as gale force winds and heavy rain continue to batter Sydney and surrounding areas.