Southeasterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming northeasterly in the late afternoon then increasing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Outlook Friday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.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.