Thursday: Northerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Friday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northwest to southwesterly 15/25 knots tending southerly 25/30 knots early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore later in the evening. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning.Issued Thu 15:50 EST
20:15 EST Destructive and damaging winds are sweeping across Victoria, bringing down trees and powerlines and cutting electricity to thousands of properties.