Thursday: South to southwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore with possible hail. Friday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots becoming westerly 20/30 knots in the afternoon then west to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots tending west to northwesterly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 15/20 knots shifting west to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Thu 22:01 EDT
19:53 EDT Wind gusts of up to 90 kilometres an hour brought down power lines, cut traffic lights and delayed public transport across Sydney this afternoon.