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Wednesday: S/SW 25/30 kts
Thursday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Friday: W 20/25 kts

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Wednesday: South to southwesterly 25/30 knots, easing to 20/25 knots during the late afternoon. Local squalls to 40 knots possible with showers until early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres. Thursday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending west to southwesterly during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Westerly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.

Issued Wed 11:11 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, SW

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11:01 EST

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Cold and frosty lead-up to the last weekend of April

11:00 EST

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Heavy rain floods train stations, causes traffic delays across Melbourne

10:58 EST

Heavy rain in the Melbourne area has caused traffic problems, and flooded train station underpasses at Blackburn and Burnley, after a wintry blast swept across the state.