Thursday: Easterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the far northeast in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Friday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the north early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots.Issued Thu 17:45 CST
20:15 EST Destructive and damaging winds are sweeping across Victoria, bringing down trees and powerlines and cutting electricity to thousands of properties.