Variable winds below 10 knots near the coast during the morning and early afternoon. East to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending northeasterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots reaching up to 20 knots in the afternoon and evening. Afternoon inshore seabreezes of 5/10 knots developing. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.Issued Thu 05:13 EST
12:51 EST Overnight all the weather parameters were primed to bring a very cold morning to Australia's unofficial cultural capital.