Easterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots before dawn. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon then becoming northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Easterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 05:45 CST
14:00 EDT Scorching temperatures and hot, gusty winds have prompted severe fire warnings and a total fire ban for parts of New South Wales.