Sunday: South southeasterly winds 10/15 knots tending south southwesterly 15/20 at about midday, then increasing to 20/30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Winds tending southeasterly 20/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, 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. Monday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning, easing to 15/20 knots late morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. 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 11:03 WST
18:11 EDT A messy southerly buster thrashed Sydney today, bringing gusty winds and lighting up the skies with over 10 000 lighting strikes detected within 40km of the city.