Thursday: Southerly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the far east in the evening. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres in the far east. Swell: Southeasterly 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Friday: Southerly 30/35 knots. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 3/4 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 25/35 knots easing to 20 knots over western waters during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres in the far east. Swell: Southeasterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots turning southerly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Thu 15:47 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.