Wednesday: South to southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre. Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the morning then becoming southeasterly 20/25 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms until late afternoon. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots tending southerly 20/30 knots in the early afternoon then tending south to southeasterly 20/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 15/25 knots turning south to southwesterly during the day then tending southeasterly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Easterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots by late morning then becoming south to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 22:00 WST
20:42 EDT Railway operator Metro Trains has cancelled dozens of services as Melbourne braces for extreme heat on Thursday.