Longer journey times and cancellations are likely, as road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected as well as some bridge closures.
After the war, Bain established a small dairy and crop farm at Moss Vale.
He married Jean Cronin in 1949 after they met at a charity dance in Petersham organised by his father.
She was a singer in the big band and he was working as bouncer.
Met Office forecaster Luke Miall said: "We do get these sorts of strengths of winds most winters.
We generally get a few storms that will see these sorts of winds, but this is quite a substantial system because of where it's coming from as well.