Tuesday: Northerly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, reaching 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Wednesday: Northerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the morning. Winds shifting south to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, reaching 1/2 metres offshore. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southerly 15/25 knots turning easterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly 20/25 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Tue 20:53 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.