South to southeasterly 15/25 knots, tending southerly in the afternoon and then decreasing to 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds shifting southwesterly in the late morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming westerly during the morning then increasing to 15/25 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, tending westerly below 1 metre during the evening.Issued Fri 07:21 WST
14:08 EDT The Lithgow City Council is lodging a claim for Natural Disaster funding to help cover an estimated half a million dollar damage bill from a recent snow storm.