Friday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots becoming westerly 20/30 knots in the afternoon then tending west to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots shifting west to northwesterly 10/20 knots during the afternoon then northerly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 15/20 knots shifting west to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Fri 10:03 EDT
14:01 EDT Strong winds battered New South Wales yesterday, with some places receiving their strongest wind gusts in seven years.