East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots before dawn then becoming northwesterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots turning southwesterly 25/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, increasing to 4/6 metres during the morning.Issued Wed 05:10 CST
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.