Variable 5/10 knots inshore at first, otherwise north to northeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching 30 knots north of Norah Head in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres by evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching 30 knots offshore in the morning, then a southerly change 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms. Outlook Friday: Southerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore north of Port Stephens in the morning.Issued Wed 04:10 EST
17:45 EST It's been a wet and wild 48 hours in parts of Western Australia with some parts of the grain growing region receiving over 65 millimetres of rain and wind gusts of almost 100 kilometres an hour.