Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds turning west to northwesterly in the afternoon, variable up to 15 knots inshore. Seas: Up to 2 metres, decreasing to up to 1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Northeasterly up 1 metre offshore. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 10/20 knots shifting east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Winds becoming variable up to 15 knots inshore in the afternoon. Seas: Up to 2 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly up to 1 metre offshore. Outlook Monday: Northerly 10/15 knots turning westerly 15/25 knots during the afternoon then increasing to 25/35 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Sat 05:01 EDT
21:10 EDT Firefighters have put out several grass fires around Sydney and warned that any bushfires that develop will be extremely difficult to control, as temperatures are forecast to remain high over the weekend.