East to northeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the west. Winds tending northeasterly 10/15 knots by midday and variable about 10 knots in the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: West to northwesterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Variable to 10 knots becoming southeasterly 15/25 knots early morning and reaching 30 knots in the east. Winds becoming easterly 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 15/25 knots tending east to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the day then becoming variable below 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 05:29 EDT
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.