Southwesterly 15/25 knots turning south to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots at times in the morning. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre, tending southerly 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres. Outlook Sunday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots turning northerly 25/30 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres during the evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Fri 04:10 EDT
19:53 EDT Wind gusts of up to 90 kilometres an hour brought down power lines, cut traffic lights and delayed public transport across Sydney this afternoon.