A severe weather warning is in place for damaging winds across the Coast and Highlands.
Wind speeds could reach speeds of between 60 and 70 kilometres per hour with peak gusts in excess of 90.
The conditions are expected to ease this evening.
Nowra's headed for a top of 27 today and Bowral 23.
A high fire danger is in place for the Illawarra and Shoalhaven.
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