Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre north of Broome. Friday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Broome in the morning. Winds tending east to southeasterly in the morning tending southeast to southwesterly in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre offshore south of Cape Leveque. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots early in the morning then tending south to southeasterly 15/25 knots in the late morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre offshore. Outlook Sunday: South to southeasterly 15/25 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then tending northeast to southeasterly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre offshore.Issued Thu 16:00 WST
18:00 EST Destructive and damaging winds are sweeping across Victoria, bringing down trees and powerlines and cutting electricity to thousands of properties.