Thursday: Southerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Friday: Southerly 15/20 knots turning southwesterly 15/25 knots before dawn. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres.Issued Thu 10:01 EDT
14:47 EDT It has been a dry end to the summer and start of autumn in New South Wales, with many parts of the state still parched, having had little or no rain from January to March.