Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly about 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the day. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots before dawn. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to up to 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre.Issued Thu 05:01 EST
13:49 EST Overnight all the weather parameters were primed to bring a very cold morning to Australia's unofficial cultural capital.