South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the eastern bay early in the morning. Winds turning easterly below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day then tending northerly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending north to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre.Issued Wed 04:49 EST
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.