Tuesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inshore. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres in the west. Wednesday: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots before dawn. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the west. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres in the west around midday. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots shifting westerly 15/20 knots during the morning then tending northwesterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres in the far west.Issued Tue 22:00 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.