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Thursday: Westerly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the evening. Winds tending northwesterly in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Friday: West to northwesterly 25/30 knots turning southwesterly 20/30 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Weather: Possible hail in the morning and afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms from the morning until evening. Gusty winds in the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 20/25 knots turning westerly below 10 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Sunday: North to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming variable below knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly about 10 knots becoming variable below knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre.Issued Thu 16:49 EST
18:19 EST Destructive and damaging winds are sweeping across Victoria, bringing down trees and powerlines and cutting electricity to thousands of properties.