South to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Norah Head early in the morning. Winds shifting northeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Northerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore south of Norah Head. Outlook Sunday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots north of Norah Head during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Northerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Monday: North to northeasterly 15/25 knots tending north to northwesterly 15/20 knots during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Northerly 1/2 metres.Issued Sat 04:10 EDT
21:10 EDT Firefighters have put out several grass fires around Sydney and warned that any bushfires that develop will be extremely difficult to control, as temperatures are forecast to remain high over the weekend.