Westerly 20/30 knots turning southwesterly 25/30 knots in the late morning. Winds reaching up to 35 knots in the far east in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres in the far east during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres in the far west. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms, contracting to the east during the evening. Possible hail. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 25/30 knots easing to 20/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Friday: Coast. Southwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres in the east. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Wed 05:10 EST
15:55 EST Two teenage girls have been taken to hospital after lightning strikes near their school oval in Sydney's south-west.