Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots tending variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Wed 05:10 CDT
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.