Tuesday: Southerly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre. Wednesday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots, turning south to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Tue 22:01 WST
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.