Northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 25/35 knots turning westerly 30/40 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around dawn, then tending westerly 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Gippsland Coast. Westerly 25/35 knots turning south to southwesterly 25/30 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres in the far east during the evening. Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Weather: Gusty winds offshore in the morning. The chance of thunderstorms in the far west, extending throughout. Possible hail in the far west, extending throughout.Issued Wed 10:11 EST
13:30 EST While much of the country has been enjoying balmy winter days under a broad high pressure system, the far southeastern corner has been experiencing strong, brisk winds and showers throughout most of the week.