Tuesday: Northeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres near Tasman Island. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Wednesday: Northerly 15/25 knots shifting south to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southerly 15/20 knots tending southeasterly 10/15 knots in the morning then northeast to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Northeasterly 15/25 knots turning northerly during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon.Issued Tue 22:00 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.