Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre. Friday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Saturday: South to easterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Thu 16:09 EDT
15:56 EDT A series of spectacular electrical storms over Perth has blacked out more than 27,000 homes and businesses and caused flight delays.