Tuesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Southerly 10/15 knots, turning southeasterly before dawn reaching up to 20 knots during the morning and afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming westerly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Franklin Sound during the evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait.Issued Tue 16:06 EST
23:36 EST New South Wales authorities say they are dealing with the largest storm operation in a decade after three people were killed in "cyclonic" conditions that have battered parts of the state for hours.