Tuesday: Easterly 10/15 knots in the north grading to 15/20 knots in the south. Inshore breezes to 20 knots. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Wednesday: East to northeasterly 15/25 knots tending north to northeasterly 15/25 knots in the morning then shifting south to southwesterly in the late afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Thursday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots turning east to southeasterly in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then tending west to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: Easterly 15/25 knots easing to 10/15 knots later in the morning. Winds tending south to southeasterly 10/15 knots inshore during the afternoon, extending throughout during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Tue 22:00 EDT
17:37 EDT Much of western New South Wales has begun a heat wave, reaching at least five degrees above average for at least five days, averaging a maximum of 35 degrees or more.