Southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming south to southeasterly 15/20 knots early afternoon, possibly reaching 20/25 knots inshore late afternoon and early evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Saturday: Easterly 15/20 knots easing to 10/15 knots during the morning then increasing to southeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon.Issued Thu 05:10 CDT
14:36 EDT Bushfires have destroyed thousands of hectares of land, burnt fences and threatened homes in Western Australia.