Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres around midday. Swell: Southeast to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots increasing to 20/30 knots during the day then tending northerly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 2/4 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres, tending westerly 4/5 metres during the evening.Issued Wed 10:18 EST
14:32 EST Emergency crews are searching for two people whose car was washed away by flash flooding near Maitland in the Hunter Valley, as gale force winds and heavy rain continue to batter Sydney and surrounding areas.