Friday: Westerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the east until late afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Saturday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending northwest to northeasterly early in the morning, more variable at times inshore. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.Issued Fri 10:04 EDT
14:00 EDT Scorching temperatures and hot, gusty winds have prompted severe fire warnings and a total fire ban for parts of New South Wales.