Thursday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: South to southeasterly 15/25 knots becoming southeasterly 20/30 knots early in the morning then tending south to southeasterly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: South to southeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Thu 15:50 EST
17:14 EST Destructive and damaging winds are sweeping across Victoria, bringing down trees and powerlines and cutting electricity to thousands of properties.