Thursday: Easterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre outside the reef. Friday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly in the middle of the day then becoming east to northeasterly in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 15/20 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots during the day. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the 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.