West to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to southwesterly in the morning and reaching 20 knots in the south. Winds becoming west to northwesterly about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Tuesday: West to southwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: West to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly during the afternoon then northerly during the evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: West to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly during the day then north to northwesterly during the evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres.Issued Mon 05:00 EST
10:20 EST A retired army officer has been appointed to lead the recovery effort after storms and floods caused damage and destruction in parts of New South Wales.