Friday: Northwest to southwesterly 10/20 knots tending southerly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day then becoming variable 5/15 knots in the evening, mainly east to southeasterly. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres early evening. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Saturday: Northeasterly about 10 knots tending northerly 10/20 knots before dawn then increasing to 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly during the morning then tending north to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore.Issued Fri 10:04 EDT
13:27 EDT Scorching temperatures and hot, gusty winds have prompted severe fire warnings and a total fire ban for parts of New South Wales.