Thursday: Southwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 2.5 metres. Friday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Crowdy Head early in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening then becoming north to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southerly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the morning then tending east to southeasterly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Thu 22:00 EDT
20:59 EDT Power has been restored to most households in Perth after a spectacular electrical storm last night blacked out more than 27,000 homes.