Thursday: Southerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Friday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots in the morning, though lighter and variable inshore in the north for a period in the afternoon. Winds becoming general south to southwesterly in the evening at 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres before dawn. Outlook Sunday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots tending north to northwesterly 20/30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Thu 16:07 EDT
19:53 EDT Wind gusts of up to 90 kilometres an hour brought down power lines, cut traffic lights and delayed public transport across Sydney this afternoon.