Tuesday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres. Wednesday: Easterly 15/20 knots increasing to 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Thursday: East to northeasterly 15/25 knots tending northwest to southwesterly 20/30 knots early in the morning then becoming southwesterly 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Friday: Southerly 10/15 knots shifting east to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Tue 16:01 WST
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.