Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning southerly 15/25 knots in the late morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday, then increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Easterly 15/20 knots turning south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then tending east to southeasterly during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Sun 04:01 WST
06:34 EDT A vicious thunderstorm line associated with destructive wind gusts lashed Melbourne and surrounding suburbs last night, causing widespread power outages and damage.