West to southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the morning. Winds tending south to southwesterly in the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Norah Head early in the morning. Winds turning south to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southerly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Fri 04:10 EDT
20:59 EDT Power has been restored to most households in Perth after a spectacular electrical storm last night blacked out more than 27,000 homes.