Tuesday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon then tending easterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 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: Northwest to northeasterly 15/20 knots tending southwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning then tending southerly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Tue 10:14 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.