Tuesday: Southeast to northeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Norah Head. Wednesday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning northeasterly in the morning then increasing to 15/25 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, tending southeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Thursday: North to northeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northeasterly 15/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: East to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Tue 21:22 EDT
17:37 EDT Much of western New South Wales has begun a heat wave, reaching at least five degrees above average for at least five days, averaging a maximum of 35 degrees or more.