Sunday: Southerly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots at times. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Point Perpendicular. Monday: South to southeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots north of Point Perpendicular early in the morning. Winds turning east to northeasterly below 10 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Sun 15:34 EDT
18:11 EDT A messy southerly buster thrashed Sydney today, bringing gusty winds and lighting up the skies with over 10 000 lighting strikes detected within 40km of the city.