Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in South Coast and parts of Illawarra and Snowy Mountains Forecast Districts.

Issued at 10:54 am Saturday, 12 May 2018.

A deep, slow-moving low pressure system over the western Tasman Sea is directing vigorous south to southwesterly winds across New South Wales today.

DAMAGING WINDS averaging 55 to 65 km/h, with gusts exceeding 90 km/h, are possible today. Inland areas should see a gradual easing this afternoon, followed by coastal areas in the evening.

Note that a Severe Weather Warning for Damaging Surf is also current. Refer to for details.

Locations which may be affected include Nowra, Batemans Bay, Eden, Moruya Heads and Bombala.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Move vehicles under cover or away from trees.
* Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony.
* Keep at least 8 metres away from fallen power lines or objects that may be energised, such as fences.
* Report fallen power lines to either Ausgrid on 131 388, or Endeavour Energy on 131 003 or Essential Energy on 132 080, as shown on your power bill.
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.