Southwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the east in the late afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3 metres. Outlook Monday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southerly in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Southerly 10/15 knots tending south to southeasterly around 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Sun 05:10 EST
09:31 EST The New South Wales State Emergency Service (SES) says it has received about 1,000 calls for help since a severe hail storm hit Sydney and the Blue Mountains late yesterday, adding to the backlog created by a powerful east coast low earlier in the week.