Thursday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres in the west. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms during the evening, mainly in the east with squally winds and small hail. Friday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots east of Cape Paterson early in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Afternoon inshore seabreezes to 15 knots developing. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, tending southwesterly 1/1.5 metres around dawn, then increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Outlook Sunday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots tending northerly 20/25 knots during the morning then shifting southwesterly 20/25 knots from the west during the afternoon. Winds tending southwesterly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres.Issued Thu 22:46 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.