Weather warnings are still in place for the South Coast on Wednesday, with heavy rainfall and possible flooding expected.
According to the Bureau of Meteorology, a broad area of low pressure remains just off the New South Wales coast. This system is expected to bring periods of heavy rain to the flood watch area.
Abnormally high tides will add to the risk of flooding.
Localised flooding could occur in the following catchments:
The next flood watch update will be issued at 11am on Wednesday.
A hazardous surf warning is current for the Batemans Coast, with surf and swell conditions expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, boating, and swimming in the following areas.
A strong wind warning is also in place for the Batemans Coast.
Wednesday’s weather will be cloudy, with a high chance of showers, most likely during the morning and afternoon.
There will be a chance of thunderstorm during the afternoon and early evening, with light winds.
The maximum temperature is expected to reach 23°C.
On the waters, winds will be southwesterly at 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the morning and early afternoon.
Winds will turn west to northwesterly in the late morning before becoming variable at about 10 knots in the evening.
The first swell will be northeasterly at 2 to 3 metres. The second swell will be southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
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