Friday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Saturday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots easing to 10/20 knots in the morning, tending south to southeasterly 5/15 knots in the afternoon then northeasterly 10/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: South to southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: North to northeasterly 15/25 knots increasing to 30 knots before shifting westerly 15/25 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Monday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore.Issued Fri 16:07 EDT
16:08 EDT Strong winds battered New South Wales yesterday, with some places receiving their strongest wind gusts in seven years.