Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Outlook Friday: Easterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, tending southeasterly around 1 metre later in the evening. Outlook Saturday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Thu 04:10 EST
12:51 EST Overnight all the weather parameters were primed to bring a very cold morning to Australia's unofficial cultural capital.