Tuesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Port Macquarie. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore south of Crowdy Head. Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots turning northeasterly 15/20 knots during the day. Winds reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, tending southeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: North to 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: Easterly around 1 metre.Issued Tue 16:06 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.