Tuesday: Southerly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore. Wednesday: Easterly 15/20 knots shifting west to northwesterly 15/25 knots in the late morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Westerly 15/25 knots turning southerly 15/20 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Southerly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly during the morning then tending southerly during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Tue 16:02 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.