Thursday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the east. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres in the east. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Friday: South to southeasterly 10/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the morning, tending northwest to southwesterly in the afternoon then southerly in the late evening, lighter and more variable in the west. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending westerly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon then southerly in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Thu 22:03 EDT
20:59 EDT Power has been restored to most households in Perth after a spectacular electrical storm last night blacked out more than 27,000 homes.