Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late morning. Winds tending southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Friday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending east to southeasterly in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Kowanyama in the late morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre.Issued Thu 10:10 EST
11:20 EST People trapped in two vehicles surrounded by floodwaters have been rescued by the State Emergency Service (SES) on the New South Wales north coast.