Easterly 10/15 knots tending 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: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: North to northeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 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 Wed 04:10 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.