Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the morning. Winds tending southerly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook 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 04:45 EST
04:46 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.