South to southwesterly 15/20 knots shifting easterly in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre offshore. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around dawn, then decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Sunday: Easterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the evening.Issued Fri 04:45 EST
16:08 EDT Strong winds battered New South Wales yesterday, with some places receiving their strongest wind gusts in seven years.